AI can support nutritionists and nutrition coaches in their practices in various ways, including:
Supporting You With Providing Personalized Nutrition Advice (When Applicable)
AI algorithms may provide nutrition recommendations based on age, weight, health, food preferences, and exercise objectives. This improves nutritionists’ and coaches’ food programs. This material must be within your area of practice. Unless you are legally allowed to provide specific nutrition advice, it should represent broad healthy eating guidelines.
- AI-driven individualized dietary counseling tools include.
- Nutrino: Customizes meal programs to user preferences and health objectives.
- PlateJoy: Customizes meal menus to specific diets.
Tracking & Monitoring
Tracking and monitoring may help some individuals reach short-term nutrition goals or raise awareness of food and exercise habits. Nutritionists and trainers may measure clients’ food consumption, physical activity, and other health data using AI-powered applications and wearables. Continuous monitoring is not for everyone.
AI-powered monitoring technologies include:
- MyFitnessPal: Tracks diet, exercise, and weight.
- Fitbit: Offers fitness trackers and a food, exercise, and sleep app.
Analyzing Eating Patterns
AI can discover eating patterns in customers’ intake data, helping nutritionists and trainers find areas for development and offering healthier options.
AI-powered eating pattern analyzers include:
- Lose It! analyzes diets and suggests healthier options. This is focused on weight reduction, which may not be suitable for all customers, and the meals advised may not be culturally relevant.
- Foodvisor: AI-powered image recognition estimates meal nutrition from photographs.
Research & Knowledge Synthesis:
From massive research data, AI can detect nutrition science’s newest breakthroughs and best practices. Nutritionists and coaches may keep current and provide clients with evidence-based advice.
AI-driven research and knowledge synthesis technologies include:
- Iris.ai: A scientific literature research helper.
- Semantic Scholar: AI-powered search engine for academic publications.
Identifying Nutrient Deficiencies
AI may discover vitamin inadequacies in customers’ diets and suggest foods or supplements to fill them.
AI-driven nutritional deficiency tools include:
- Cronometer: Monitors micronutrients and detects deficits.
- Wholesome: A meal monitoring app that shows vitamin levels and helps users fix diet gaps.
Behavior Change Support
AI-driven chatbots and virtual coaches may give customers continuous support, inspiration, and individualized