Zipongo Launches New iPhone App Making It Easier to Eat Healthy and Save on Your Favorite Foods This Holiday Season

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With Zipongo’s new mobile app, consumers can search for grocery savings, build shopping lists on-the-go, eat healthier and check off items as they shop.

Providing a Prescription for Healthy Living... had a dramatic impact on families.
Jason Langheier, MD, MPH; CEO & Founder, Zipongo

For most families, eating healthy during the holidays is a challenge and unfortunately, the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s often becomes a time for weight gain and over-eating. To help families make better decisions this holiday season, Zipongo (http://www.zipongo.com), which makes eating healthy easier, fun and more affordable, today launched the Healthy Food Savings, Coupons & Grocery Lists app available on iPhone. With Zipongo’s new mobile app, consumers can enjoy savings on their favorite healthy foods, grocery lists on-the-go, and recipe and meal ideas that are sure to please the whole family.

Eating healthy and serving nutritious, balanced meals to the whole family can be a challenge – it takes time to decipher package labels and scour the stores for savings. Zipongo makes shopping easy! It helps consumers build grocery lists, organize weekly in-store sale items, and “clip” digital coupons that load directly to their store rewards cards. It also provides quick, easy, and healthy recipe ideas for ingredients on sale, taking all the guesswork out of grocery shopping. With Zipongo’s new mobile app, consumers will be able to save even more time with on-the-go grocery lists and costs savings on the foods they love, sent straight to their iPhones.

"The holidays are a great time to re-connect with friends and family, but can be tough on waistlines and wallets." said Jason Langheier, MD, MPH. "I helped develop a weight loss program for pre-diabetic children at Boston Medical Center; we noticed that providing a Prescription for Healthy Living-- personalized recommendations for how to eat healthy on a budget-- had a dramatic impact on families. That inspired me to found Zipongo, and we're thrilled to launch our new healthy grocery savings app, to help you Health Yourself."

With Zipongo, consumers no longer have to sift through product labels, confusing marketing, or clip coupons to get the best in-store savings on healthy foods. Using it’s zRank methodology, which is built on national standards, peer-reviewed literature, and an expert team of doctors, foodies and dietitians, Zipongo surfaces tasty, healthy foods and recipes that are personalized to meet every consumer’s dietary needs and preferences.

“By taking the guesswork out of grocery shopping and providing affordable, nutritious and inspiring recipe ideas, we’re helping you help yourself 'default' to eating healthy dishes you'll enjoy,” said Dr. Langheier.

Zipongo will be demonstrating its new app at the San Francisco Apple Store (1 Stockton Street) on Tuesday, December 4 at 7 pm. Consumers will learn to leverage powerful health applications on iPad, iPhone, and Mac from Rock Health’s innovative group of startups, which include: Zipongo, Wello, Skimble, Nephosity, and BitGym.

In addition to the launch of its app, Zipongo is also helping consumers get in the holiday spirit in a healthier way through its newly launched Gift-A-Meal program, which allows users to share healthy recipes and fun holiday ecards with their Facebook friends. Gift-a-Meal users can also attach gifts in the amounts of $10, $20, and $50, if they want to spread a little extra holiday cheer this season.

Zipongo’s new Healthy Foods Savings, Coupons & Grocery Lists app is now available for download on the iPhone.

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About Zipongo
Zipongo makes it easier and more affordable to eat healthy by providing savings on groceries and personalized meal plans and recipe ideas that meet every family’s needs. Zipongo empowers you to save money by providing real-time discounts at your favorite grocery stores and digital coupons on healthy foods and products downloaded directly to your grocery store rewards card. Zipongo is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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