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Changing the
Way America Eats

Foogal is a meal-planning app that will help you improve your health, prevent prediabetes, manage type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and manage autoimmune diseases through chef-created recipes.

According to the CDC, 1 in 10 Americans or 34 million people are suffering from type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Out of this number, 90 to 95% are suffering from type 2 diabetes.

The CDC also approximates that 1 in 3 Americans or 88 million people have prediabetes. If left unchecked, prediabetes can lead to type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.

According to the National Institutes of Health, 23.5 million Americans have an autoimmune condition, such as type 1 diabetes, arthritis, psoriasis, and celiac disease. Of this number, three-quarters are women.

Here in America, we have a problem with food. It’s not a new problem, and it’s not unique to us, but it needs to change and it needs to change now.

Our unhealthy diets and eating habits are the root cause of poor health across the country. The way we eat is causing serious health conditions and chronic diseases, such as prediabetes, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, cancer, and reproductive disorders. The lack of balanced nutrition also affects our cognition, memory, and mood.

Another health condition afflicting our country is autoimmune disease. More than seven percent of the population suffers from an autoimmune condition. What’s more alarming is that the prevalence of autoimmunity is increasing in the American population.

The Solution

Our health is in our hands.

The best medicine we have available to us is food.

We need to eat better.

Integral to the “food-as-medicine” idea is that we have everything we need to prevent and manage diseases right there in our fridges, our larders, and our cupboards. We believe that making a healthy diet as easy to pursue as possible is a crucial step in the fight against disease, and that’s when we thought to ourselves:

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"There should be an app for
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Introducing Foogal

Meal Planner App

Foogal is a meal-planning app that will help you improve your health, prevent prediabetes, manage type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and manage autoimmune disease through chef-created recipes. At the core of Foogal is the philosophy that food is medicine.

 

Several studies have shown that the single greatest thing that can be done to improve nutrition is to increase the percentage of home-prepared meals in one’s diet. People who cook most of their food at home eat healthier than those who frequently eat outside.

 

Foogal wants to make the preparation of home-cooked meals as easy and convenient as possible by providing healthy recipes.

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Our Diet Protocols and Filters

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Insulin Resistance Protocol

People who select this protocol will only see healthy recipes that are suitable for prediabetes, type 1 diabetes, and type 2 diabetes. Though type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease, the prescribed approach by which it is managed conforms to that of the Insulin Resistance Protocol.

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Autoimmune Protocol

The Autoimmune Protocol is created for people suffering from autoimmune diseases specifically rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, multiple sclerosis, lupus, inflammatory bowel disease, Addison’s disease, Grave’s disease, Sjogren’s syndrome, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, myasthenia gravis, autoimmune vasculitis, percunious anemia, and celiac disease. People who select this protocol will only see recipes suitable for their particular autoimmune condition.

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Wellness Protocol

The Wellness Protocol is designed for people who want to improve their health and well-being, prevent diseases, manage their weight, and start eating healthy.

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Added Sugar and Fiber Filters

The added sugar filter allows people to eliminate recipes that contain added sugar or only see dishes with up to 6% of total calories from added sugar. The fiber filter allows people to select healthy recipes with two or more grams of dietary fiber per serving.

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Our Diet Protocols and Filters

Who is Foogal for?

The Foogal meal planner app was developed with four types of people in mind,
and we've created our solution to cater to the needs of each group.

The Insulin Resistance Group

The US is plagued by insulin resistance conditions that are seriously impacting our nation’s health and driving up healthcare costs. Foogal is the solution we have developed to help those with prediabetes, type 2 diabetes, and type 1 diabetes prevent or manage their health conditions.

The Autoimmune Group

Very few apps in the market today cater to the needs of people suffering from autoimmune diseases. We saw the need and created a solution centered on food to help simplify the lives of those afflicted by this lifelong health condition.

The Wellness Group

Foogal is perfect for those who want to improve their health, prevent diseases, lose or maintain weight, boost their well-being, or simply want to start eating healthy. In addition, the app is also suitable for those who want to reduce their added sugar consumption and increase their fiber intake.

The Home Chefs Group

More than half of American adults love to cook and a third consider the kitchen to be the most important part of the home. With this in mind, we made sure that our recipes are not only nutritious but also equally delicious. That’s why we’ve partnered with award-winning and even Michelin-starred chefs.

The Story So Far

We’ve come a long, long way with the Foogal meal planning app already. We’ve designed an intuitive and user-friendly app, created meaningful relationships with industry figures and chefs, and curated healthy recipes that will make a difference in people’s health. Here are just some of the milestones and triumphs we’ve hit so far:

Fully-developed and tested app

The Foogal app is up and running, featuring an engaging design, fully functioning features, and an intuitive user interface that runs smoothly at all levels. The app is available for download on Google Play and the App Store.

Partnerships with renowned chefs and nutritionists

We’ve cultivated productive partnerships with some of the best chefs and nutrition experts in the country. Some of those include leading neuroscientist and food addiction expert Dr. Nicole Avena, holistic nutrition pioneer Dr. Ed Bauman, and award-winning author and restaurateur John Ash.

Extensive and diverse recipe database

Thanks to our work with chefs and experts, we’ve developed an exciting recipe database featuring thousands of healthy and delicious meals. We’ve included options for most dietary requirements, along with information about each meal’s preparation time, cost, and difficulty.

Comprehensive ingredient database

We’ve created a database of more than 3,000 food products, all readily available in major US supermarkets, perfect for use in our healthy recipes. We also enable people to order those ingredients online for when they are prepping a meal.

ESHA partnership

Our partnership with ESHA allows us to carry out nutritional analysis of all the recipes stored in our database. This enables us to make sure that our recipes are healthy and that they contain very limited or no ultra-processed ingredients.

Kroger partnership and integration

We’re partnered with Kroger, one of America’s biggest and most iconic supermarkets. Our ingredient database is linked to their inventory, helping people get the most from our app and healthy recipes.

Four secured and established patents

We’ve pursued and secured four key patents for our business and our services, ensuring the security of ourselves, our investors, and our work, and granting us legal protection from other parties from around the globe.

The Mission Behind Foogal

It’s time to bring about a healthy eating revolution.

At Foogal, we believe that now is the time for us to start down the path of healthy living – time for us to take on bad diets, to encourage proper nutrition and positive eating, and to drive the change that will let us live healthier, happier, and more productive lives.

Prevention of diseases

The food we eat “can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison”. We believe that many diseases afflicting people today can be prevented and cured by eating the right kinds of food.

Management of autoimmune conditions

More than seven percent of the American population suffers from an autoimmune disease. We believe that there should be an easier, more convenient way to manage this health condition.

Reduction of healthcare costs

Our healthcare system is burdened by preventable chronic metabolic syndrome diseases, such as type 2 diabetes. By giving people the tool that helps them prevent or manage type 2 diabetes, we believe that we can help reduce healthcare costs.

Promotion of Well-Being

Our emotional and mental well-being are as important as our physical health. We believe that by feeding our bodies with healthy, nutritious food we are also improving and strengthening our emotional and mental well-being.

Download the Foogal meal planner app today!

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