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Nutrish

Showcased in AIGA Blue Ridge’s 2017 annual Flux Student Design Competition

Nutrish: Nutrish is an app designed to create a more nutritious, enjoyable, and less wasteful relationship users have with their food through the use of adaptive algorithms and devices.

Research Teammates: Jeff Davis, Stevie Boyrie, Christian Berg, Kristie Bocanegra, Nick Gatti, Christina Rodriguez, Rachael Briggs, Lorena Martinez, Austin Dennis

My Roles: Problem identification, persona building, user interface, google home



The Problem

Due to lack of time, people struggle with taking nutrition into account, which has been shown to negatively affect our health and happiness. This also inadvertently contributes to the growing problem of food waste. Here are things that influence the problems:

Convenience

  • Time
  • Effort
  • Difficulty
  • Accessibility
  • Mood
  • Efficiency

Nutrition

  • Portion Control
  • Restrictions
  • Balanced Diet
  • Ingredients
  • Homemade
  • Cost

Community

  • Tastes
  • Restrictions
  • Diets
  • Schedules
  • Portions
  • Food Deserts

Waste

  • Portions
  • Consumption
  • Upbringing
  • Exp. Date
  • Fresh
  • Processed

Infographic

After sending out a survey, we compiled relevant information about technology and food habits.

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App Competitor Research

After analyzing 16 apps related to grocery shopping and nutrition tracking, these were the results.

Store

31.2%

Have features like coupons and sales to connect the users to nearby grocery stores.

Personal

81.5%

Allow users to be able to personalize their experience based on their activities.


List

43.7%

Allow users to manage a grocery shopping list and aid in shopping for items needed.

Organization

62.5%

Keeps users organized through calendar features, meal plans and saved recipes.


Branding

Fresh logo, healthy colors, clean typeface, and clean icons.

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Meet the Gundersons

A family that could benefit from planning out meals.

personas

Userflow

This shows how the app helps the user choose from their collection of recipes and add it to their schedule, while avoiding the familys' dietary conflicts.

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Google Home

I used Dialogflow to build this experience.

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