Fighting obesity with new app

(WTNH)- According to the New England Journal of Medicine, more than 2 billion people are now overweight or obese.In fact, one-third of American adults and one in six children are now obese. But there are companies and startups being created to aid in America’s fight against these startling obesity facts! One of these companies is Order Healthy, an app where people can order take-out or delivery with foods placed in groups of what’s healthy and what’s not that is expanding all over New Haven. Founder Ben Sakhai talks about how it works and how it can help you manage your weight. The app gives you access to over 10,000 restaurants and allows you to view each menu item on a traffic-light rating system – with GREEN being the healthiest, YELLOW being moderate and RED being unhealthiest.This is also perfect for men and women who are “on-the-go” or don’t have the time/energy to cook, but still want to live a healthy life.


WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s