How Bitewell Works.

Our team of food & nutrition experts built the brain behind bitewell.
Here's how our AI-driven recommendation algorithm works.

So, what is Bitewell?

Bitewell is the first all-in-one nutrition planning & food delivery tool.
Our platform makes eating smarter by connecting health & nutrition data to deliverable food near you.

Cool! How does that work?

When you download the Bitewell app, you fill out a short onboarding survey to share your diets, allergens & nutritional goals.

Then, our machine-learning-based algorithm connects you to deliverable meals nearby that fit your nutrition profile.

So instead of scrolling restaurant delivery apps by “pizza” or “Thai food”, you can sort meals by your dietary goals and restrictions.

How Bitewell Works

Tell Us About Yourself

Fill out a short survey to tell us your food preferences, fitness level & nutrition goals. That information + your location allows us to develop a food profile for you.

We'll Recommend Food Nearby

Based on your responses, our machine learning algorithm recommends meals & products that fit your needs.

Our Dietetic Council & team of food experts have built the Bitewell Recommendation Algorithm grounded in the science of nutrition.

We Get Smarter As You Make Decisions

Every time you interact with the Bitewell app, our recommendations get a little bit smarter. Don't like brussel sprouts? Prefer to order from a few specific restaurants?

Our AI-driven algorithm learns from your behaviors to recommend food you'll love!

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Our recommendations are based on three main factors:

1. Diet & Lifestyle Filters - are you allergic to dairy? interested in vegetarian options? These filters are the first layer of our recommendation algorithm.

2. Total Calorie Intake - your profile + daily activity are the main inputs to your total daily calorie goal.

3. Macronutrient Breakdown - your macronutrient breakdown (carbohydrates, fats & proteins) are driven by the lifestyle goals you set during onboarding.

And of course, a bit of bitewell's "secret sauce" to ensure that your recommendations are nutritious AND delicious!

Clean Score

Our Restaurant Clean Score rates a restaurant’s clean consciousness on a scale of 1-10. We take 12 key data points into account, including portion size, sodium content, and cooking oils to calculate this score.

Allergy Friendly Score

Our Restaurant Allergy-Friendly Score rates a restaurant’s allergy accommodations on a scale of 1-10. We take 10 key data points into account, including the prevalence of common allergens on their menu & how their kitchen is set up to reduce cross-contamination to calculate this score.

Local & Sustainable Score

Our Restaurant Sustainability Score rates a restaurant’s local & sustainable efforts on a scale of 1-10. We take 2 key data points into account: food sourcing & overall restaurant sustainability practices to calculate this score.

Nutrition Facts

Today, we share information on 6 major nutrition data points for restaurant meals, recipes & grocery items.

Calories

A unit of energy in food. Carbohydrates, fats, protein, and alcohol in the foods and drinks we eat provide food energy or "calories."

Carbs (Carbohydrates)

Carbohydrates are one of our body's main energy sources. We transform carbohydrates into glucose (blood sugar) to fuel our cells, tissues and organs.

Protein

Protein (comprised of amino acids) are in every living cell in the body. Our bodies use protein to build and maintain bones, muscles, and skin.

Fat

Fats give us energy and help us absorb vitamins. Dietary fat also plays a major role in our cholesterol levels.

Sugar

Sugar is a simple carbohydrate. There are several types of sugar (sucrose, fructose & glucose), but our bodies break it all down into glucose.

Fiber

Fiber is also a type of carbohydrate. Fiber makes you feel full faster, and stay full for a longer time. It also aids in digestion.

Definition Source: MedlinePlus.org

Ingredients

We've algorithmically inferred ingredient information, portion size & nutrition facts for millions of restaurant meals & recipes. This is the baseline information we show for tens of thousands of meals.

Now, our team of dietitians is going meal by meal to verify that information. Once a dietitian has verified a meal, it becomes "Bitewell Verified", and you'll see a verified icon next to the meal.