Edamam

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.

 

The new Vegan and Vegetarian apps, as well as its enhanced Recipe Search app are free and available on iTunes and Google Play. The enhanced diet filtering is also live on the Edamam website.

 

About Edamam

 

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 its 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.

 

Original Release: PR Web

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