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Google brings nutritional information to search results

By Shawn Knight
May 30, 2013
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  1. Google just unveiled a new feature that will deliver nutritional information via search results. Relevant results for more than 1,000 different fruits, veggies, meats and other foods are now at your disposal so you can quickly find out how many...

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  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    They are pulling a Bloomberg. Good stuff.
     
  3. NTAPRO

    NTAPRO TS Evangelist Posts: 809   +102

    Wont be of much use in america
     
  4. PinothyJ

    PinothyJ TS Guru Posts: 441   +17

    Different countries will have different definitions in their nutritional information, so what will be the fat content in the UK will be different to that in Australia. Why? How? Who knows, I just know it to be true when you buy products important from overseas and they have the two different nutritional tables.

    So, with that in mind, will this service cater for all markets...
     
  5. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,310   +1,708

    I'm not too lazy to read the nutritional information of the labels of my soda cans, Tastykakes, or Twinkies, (may Hostess Baking RIP), and fast food restaurants have been forced to post that information right at their registers. I simply don't want to know how much fat, or many calories, are in the mushroom cheese steaks at "Leo's" in Sharon Hill, it might ruin my appetite.

    But you go there Big Google Brother, good lookin' out....This is something else you'll soon swear that we can't live without you doing for us.

    I suppose next Google will try to hijack the take out food industry.
     
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