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New Website, MyFoodMyHealth, Helps People Manage Multiple Health Conditions Using Delicious Food

Tuesday, January 6, 2009 General News J E 4
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NEW YORK, Jan. 6 MyFoodMyHealth, Inc. today announced thelaunch of MyFoodMyHealth (http://www.myfoodmyhealth.com), a food and wellnesswebsite that provides healthy meal plans, flavorful recipes and online toolsdesigned especially for individuals and families who have multiple healthconditions or allergies. One of the most difficult aspects of cooking formultiple dietary needs is coming up with one meal everyone at the table canenjoy. MyFoodMyHealth enables users to enter health concerns -- such asdiabetes, high cholesterol and wheat allergy -- then uses a proprietaryalgorithm to find recipes and create meal plans that address all of thespecial dietary requirements. The quick and easy recipes on MyFoodMyHealthwere created by professional chefs and nutrition experts who put an emphasison delivering both great taste and nutrition. All health and nutritioninformation is science-based and reviewed by experienced nutritionists andphysicians.

"Life becomes significantly more complicated if you are one of themillions of people who must deal with dietary restrictions due to healthconditions," said Caroline Nation, founder of MyFoodMyHealth. "We designedour website to simplify that process and to shift the focus from what youcan't eat to what you can eat and enjoy."

The MyFoodMyHealth website provides expert information and simple, onlinetools, including:

"Over the last 30 years, I have learned about the tremendous power of foodto influence our emotional and physical health, both from personal experienceand from studying nutritional science," said Susan Lord, MD chief medicaladvisor for MyFoodMyHealth, Inc. "This website is designed to support healthyeating within the context of our busy lives. It provides the information youneed to easily adopt new menus that not only address your specific healthconcerns, but are so delicious you will want to eat this way."

At launch, the MyFoodMyHealth service supports multiple health conditions,including: acne, arthritis, asthma, candidiasis, celiac, depression, diabetes,eczema, fatigue, gout, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, hypothyroid,osteoporosis, pre- and post- chemotherapy and radiation, psoriasis, recentlyquit drinking, recently quit smoking, and stress. The service also takes intoconsideration food allergies so families can share meals together safely. Itsunique algorithm can eliminate recipes with common food allergens including:almonds, chicken, chili pepper, corn, crab, eggs, gluten, milk, oats, peanuts,sesame seed/oil, shrimp, soy, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes and wheat. Overtime, support for additional health conditions and allergies will be added.Users can make special requests for additional allergy needs and will receivea response within 48 hours.

Health information and sample recipes are available at no charge onMyFoodMyHealth and the recipe and meal planning service is available bysubscription. For pricing and details, please seehttp://www.myfoodmyhealth.com.

About MyFoodMyHealth

The mission of MyFoodMyHealth is to inspire, educate and provide toolsthat make it easier for busy individuals and families to manage multiplehealth conditions by eating delicious, healthy, whole foods. Headquartered inNew York City, MyFoodMyHealth, Inc. was founded in 2007 by Caroline Nation, apracticing nutrition counselor in New York and London. The MyFoodMyHealth teamincludes more than 20 leading chefs, nutritionists and doctors who have apassion for food and share a commitment to helping people improve their healththrough better nutrition.-- A weekly online meal planner that automatically generates menus tailored for your family's health and dietary needs. -- Easy-to-prepare recipes with a broad range of international flavors that make it a pleasure to eat healthy foods. -- Time-saving weekly shopping lists, pantry basics and online shopping resources. -- Health and nutritional information for specific health conditions. -- Exclusive cooking, health and nutritional videos and articles. -- Expert culinary tips and tools.

SOURCE MyFoodMyHealth
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