If you’ve ever gotten shamed for taking iPhone photos of your meals, you now have a legitimate reason to take a snap of your food: it could be a small step toward alleviating world hunger.
That’s because if you take a photo of your food with the Give Your Calories app (free for iOS), the app converts the caloric value of a food item into dollar values that can be donated to international humanitarian organization Action Against Hunger.
Action Against Hunger’s field professionals work to help severely undernourished children around the world.
This Give Your Calories app uses image recognition technology to figure out what you’re eating in the photo or you can scan a food product’s barcode. Once it does the calorie calculations, you can donate money via PayPal. Read more…