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Bio~Nutri - Interactive Guide - Food Pyramid

Simões, P. (Universidade do Vale do Itajai, Faculdade de Ciências Exatas, Brazil)
Felipe, M. (Universidade do Vale do Itajai, Faculdade de Nutrição, Brazil)
Schütz, S. (Universidade do Vale do Itajai, Faculdade de Ciências Exatas, Brazil)

Contact Person: Priscyla T. Simões (waleska@mbox1.univali.rct-sc.br)


The present work is about the union of the scientific studies in the area of Nutrition (Dietary) and Computation (Artificial Intelligence). It is an Expert System developed in the nutrition area, whose main objective is the development of Alimentary Diets, based on the Food Guide Pyramid (including its adaptation for the Brazilian reality). In the system, then denominated Bio~Nutri, is informed data about Weight, Height, Ages, Degree of Physical Activity, Preferences and Alimentary Habits, Special Conditions of Health, among other necessary physiologic characteristics. The system comes back a diet that contains the ideal amount of calories and nutritious necessary to the person's daily activities. Then the visualization is allowed through photos of everybody foods suggested in the menu, as well as the demonstration than it is a portion of that suggested food.

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Poster Number PAsimões0468
Keywords: expert system, nutrition, artificial int, computation, dietary

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Simões, P.; Felipe, M.; Schütz, S.; (1998). Bio~Nutri - Interactive Guide - Food Pyramid. Presented at INABIS '98 - 5th Internet World Congress on Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University, Canada, Dec 7-16th. Available at URL http://www.mcmaster.ca/inabis98/newtech/simoes0468/index.html
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