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  1. 1. HEALTHYCHOICESApp to help college students choose healthyfoods
  2. 2. • Healthy Choice, is a free app that is available on iPhones and Androids• This app helps college students pick the healthy food choice in their dining hall• Freshman 15 is something most freshman gain or are afraid to gain around the US• Obesity is another problem in the US, which can be caused by a new college students eating habits• This problem needs to be solved and people need to become healthier• Goal: to help make college students make healthier decisions when presented with food in their dining hallsOverviewDarian Melchione, HealthyChoices, Feb. 9, 2013
  3. 3. • Freshman 15 • Obesity • An expression used that • Is an excess proportion refers to an amount of of total body fat weight often gained during • Due to: a student’s first year at • Environmental factors college • Physical Activity • Due to: • Gender • Alcohol • Fatty foods • Late night snacksFreshman 15/ObesityDarian Melchione, HealthyChoices, Feb. 9, 2013
  4. 4. You are in your dininghall and trying to eatsomething for lunch. • HealthyChoices App is there to helpYour trying to go on a • HealthyChoices will tell you the calories, fat, etc. of the foods and which the healthier option will bediet, but the dining • You can also use this app, to put in goals of how manyhalls in your school calories a day you want to consume and the app will keep you on trackonly have bad high • You can add friends, see what they are eating, and postcalorie food and you pictures of what you ate, and see videos to motivate youdon’t know what tochoose to eat, what doyou do?How Will It Solve TheProblem?Darian Melchione, HealthyChoices, Feb. 9, 2013
  5. 5. • How to use it: • Features: • In the home screen, type in your zip code and school name • You can add friends • • Click on your schools dining hall your at All the food they have in your schools dining from your school • hall for the day will pop up in a screen Scrolling down the list of foods for the day- • Get daily updates on you can click on a food and it will provide you with the calories, sugars, fats, etc. the food at the halls • Clicking on different foods will tell the app you might be interested in eating one of those • Add your • The app will then give you a suggestion of the healthier option of what to eat goals, calories, etc. if • If you don’t want to go by the choices, and want to make them on your own, the app will your on a diet to keep provide you suggestions • Example: Instead of fried try grilled track of your daily intakeOverall Layout of the AppDarian Melchione, HealthyChoices, Feb. 9, 2013
  6. 6. • The app is proposed to college students• Soon to be used for students at high schools, and people on the go• It will only be used for schools in the U.S• Soon to be used in other countriesExecution EnvironmentDarian Melchione, HealthyChoices, Feb. 9, 2013
  7. 7. • My friends are all on diets trying to eat as healthy as possible• When going to the dining halls, they try to pick the healthiest option to the best of their ability• Not always what they choose is the best option• They then feel bad about what they ate, and wish they knew what to pick to eat to continue on their diet• Seeing people with healthier options, they wish they knew where to get it in the dining hallsRelations To The problemDarian Melchione, HealthyChoices, Feb. 9, 2013
  8. 8. •• Melchione, HealthyChoices, Feb. 9, 2013