It’s a very handy service they announced, where you can get your nutrition facts for over 1,000 types of different food straight from a web-search or an app. -Sweet!
And much like other web services like the previous leader, CalorieKing, you can change portion-sizes for exactly what you want.
Even better than CK, you can also ask it to tell you the carbs, fat, protein contents & a few other specs on the food you’re looking-up; -straight from the searchbox, without sifting first. -Better UX!
However, this is mostly USDA info for now, and not Yet as Brand, Product, or Restaurant-Centric as a site like CK.
Either way, expect The Goog to propagate-out this feature into most of the things they make and expand their info-base considerably.
-Who knows, maybe one day your Google/Nest Thermostat will conspire with your Tanita Scale, iPhone GPS & Samsung SmartFridge to go snitch out to the cloud and your health insurance company about what an overeater you are.
[ok, ok, Big Brother googles off; -for now…]
JUMP BONUS!-Nutrition is a part of Google’s Knowledge Graph
Screen Shot of Google Knowledge Graph Search For Apple
(grams of protein in medium-sized Schnauzer still unavailable, -Drat!)
• Source: InsideSearch-Introducing Nutrition Info
• More Coverage: Google Knowledge Graph