Answering the daily question of what to cook and eat grows daily in significance, as people realize the impact food has on their health and well-being.
New York, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2014
Edamam, a company on a mission to help people eat better and live healthier and happier lives, announced today the launch of new Vegan and Vegetarian Recipe and Nutrition apps for iOS and Android devices. The company is also unveiling a much demanded improvement for its top rated Recipe Search with diet and health filters for all major allergies, such as gluten, soy, tree nuts and shell fish.
Edamam uses semantic technology to organize and structure food and nutrition data. It has analyzed over 1.5 million recipes from the top food sites in the English web and allows people to search through them based on their calorie, diet or health needs.
"Answering the daily question of what to cook and eat grows daily in significance, as people realize the impact food has on their health and well-being. We simply help answer this question in an easy and intuitive manner by leveraging the power of technology," explained Victor Penev, Edamam’s CEO.
The new apps aim to fill a void in the rapidly growing community of people who turn to vegan or vegetarian diets as a healthy lifestyle.
"There are many vegan and vegetarian recipe sites, but by organizing the recipes from the best food web-sites, we expand the choice and ability to find a new and exciting recipe for every vegan or vegetarian. Similarly, our allergy filters help people who have strict restrictions to find delicious, high quality recipes that meet their needs," finished Penev.
Launched in 2012, Edamam aims to organize the world’s food knowledge. The company has built a semantic technology platform to analyze and structure food and nutrition data and is providing this platform to consumers and businesses. Edamam has over 400,000 downloads of it’s best-in-class nutrition-focused recipe search app. For businesses it offers recipe search and nutrition APIs. Edamam is a proud StartUp Health transformer company.
For more information, visit http://www.edamam.com.