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Credit checkcalories

  1. 1. Imagining Sociable Objects<br />“Credit Check Your Calories”<br />Ways of tracking Health Related Issues via Credit Card Transactions<br />
  2. 2. Keeping Count<br />
  3. 3. Breaking Down the Numbers<br />
  4. 4. What a Credit Card Can Tell Now<br />Date/Time<br />Itemized Purchase Order<br />Transactions details and data compiled into a personal database<br />Allows for itemization and parsing of complete monthly/ yearly data into relevant groupings<br />
  5. 5. What a Restaurant Can Tell Now<br />Date/ Time<br />Items Purchased<br />Nutritional information of all items<br />BUT<br />The nutritional information is not collected/ compiled at time of purchase. If you want to keep track, you must manually record it.<br />
  6. 6. Connecting the Count<br />Imagine: a credit card is swiped at restaurant – nutritional information about the purchase is recorded into a database.<br />
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  8. 8. Imagine the Possibilities<br />Warnings: MAY CONTAIN….<br />When you swipe credit card at restaurant, a warning is given to indicate products that contain potential allergens<br />
  9. 9. Possibilities Continue<br />Warning: EXCEEDED DAILY ALLOWANCE<br />Doctor could recommend limits to be placed on credit card for particular data warnings.<br />Diabetes – warning for high sugar content<br />Obesity – Percent of daily calorie recommended, fat content <br />High Blood Pressure – sodium and cholesterol warnings<br /> Heart Disease, Cancer, Osteoporosis – any health issue can<br /> be addressed more specifically by data tracking. <br />
  10. 10. Interconnectivity!<br /> Your choice<br />Your credit card<br />Their restaurant nutritional database<br /> Your personal physician’s database<br />A world of possibilities for health reform<br />

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