This article showcases our top picks for the best San Francisco based Nutrition companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Nutrition industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
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Top San Francisco Nutrition Companies
MyFitnessPal is a health smartphone app that tracks nutrition, exercise, and diet. The smartphone app provides powerful tools that make it easier for everyone to live a healthier life by tracking meals and physical activity.
It uses gamification elements to motivate users. To track nutrients, users can either scan the barcodes of various food items or manually find them in the app’s large pre-existing database MyFitnessPal’s vision is to make good health attainable and sustainable for everyone.
Powered by a community of more than 80 million, MyFitnessPal is the leading resource for taking charge of daily health and provides users with a one-stop-shop to eat better and get fit. MyFitnessPal was established in 2005 and is based in San Francisco, CA, United State..
Vivoo is a wellness assistant that provides custom nutrition advice to the users based on their urine sample analysis. Vivoo translates the user’s urine information into personalized nutrition and lifestyle advice that can easily fit in daily life.
All of the Vivoo advice has been prepared by registered dieticians, nutritionists, and doctors. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Palo Alto, California..
Suggestic’s platform enables health-related organizations to build and deliver personalized nutrition programs in a fraction of the time and cost through white label solutions or direct API integration. Powered by proprietary artificial intelligence, the Suggestic platform allows for the encoding of dietary programs as rulesets.
It then enables data acquisition from users and members in the form of assessments, lab tests, and devices. Based on the rulesets of the program and the user data, the platform delivers personalized food recommendations in the form of meal plans, smart shopping lists, recipe and restaurant recommendations, food logging, and more..
Rise provides affordable 1:1 personal diet coaching from top nutrition experts. Their unique mobile platform connects you with an expert nutrition coach that understands your personal tastes and lifestyle, and holds you accountable until you achieve your goals.
And through smart design and efficiency leaps, they’re able to provide this service for as low as $1 per day.. .
Actijoy is a sophisticated system consisting of the Health & Activity tracker, a set of WiFi Food & Water bowls and iOS & Android app. Actijoy monitors all important data of our four-legged friends and detects any negative changes in their behavior to prevent health problems and bad habits at an early stage.
Simply put, Actijoy helps to keep our pets fitter, healthier and, of course, happier.. .
Prescribe Nutrition encourages people to rebel against the diet. We offer a revolutionary, on demand approach to nutrition and wellness counseling to everyone – replacing the dated 1:1 approach.
Our interactive program and subscription service empowers users to understand how they should eat, what they should eat and how to eat it. What do typical diets and detoxes lack? Ongoing support and community.
Prescribe Nutrition has developed software that guides people through the ups and downs of the nutrition journey. Our program is like a gym membership for nutrition: in order to change the way one eats, they need to be supported and held accountable for the long haul.
Our freemium model gets users enrolled in Prescribe 20: our free, 20 day interactive program, funneling them into our subscription service. We operate successful B2B corporate wellness programs and and a la carte offerings.
We can white label our software and intend to use our vast & unique user data for long term growth.. .
Bitty Foods is a food company based on a revolutionary idea that edible insects are a protein-rich food ripe for introduction into the American diet. It specializes in producing cricket flour and making foods from it.
Bitty Foods dry roasts and mills crickets into a delicate, nutty-flavored powder, and uses it as an ingredient in its protein-rich baked goods and energy bars. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California..
ZEGO is an online marketplace that provides foods made from organic seeds and fruits that makes allergy and gluten safety. It provides ZEGO Bars, JustFruit Bars, and FruitChia Bars.
ZEGO is a U.S.-based company that was founded in 2010 by Jonathan Shambroom and Colleen Kavanagh.. .
San Franola Granola
San Franola Granola is a family recipe, with Northern California roots. Think nutritious ingredients, roasted artfully like a third wave coffee, with flavors of cinnamon, almonds, and molasses.
Their goal is to be the healthy, tasty snack for all the late-night coding sessions, early morning calls with New York, and pairings with afternoon espresso shots to keep productivity high. Currently partnering with companies Square and Google, they’re happy to keep the tech community well-fed..
Begin Health is a children’s nutrition health company. We are a science-forward company that empowers parents with the knowledge and tools to optimize their children’s well-being.
We build premium products that are safe, convenient, and effective. Our first product, Begin Growing-up Prebiotics focuses on building and maintaining the command center of health in the growing little body — the gut.
Modern life is hard on the developing gut and chronic gut disturbances in children have been linked to lifelong chronic health challenges such as obesity, diabetes and depression. We help parents make healthy guts a priority when it matters most, in the beginning..
Biomarker Labs a SF-based health and wellness technology startup. Biomarker’s mobile app enables consumers to test and assess the effects of any diet, supplement, or workout on their own bodies using their own health data.
Biomarker is an unbiased data platform that allows health and nutrition brands quantify their product claims by letting end consumers test their products and see for themselves.. .
BioLumen is a nutritional technology company that develops a patented dietary fiber technology platform that reduces the negative effect of a diet heavy in processed foods. BioLumen’s technology is composed of insoluble dietary fiber matrix covered with a blend of food ingredients created from the latest drug delivery system research.
The company’s product, a nutraceutical, focuses on high risk individuals with prediabetes to help manage blood sugar levels, protect their liver from excess sugar and feed their gut microbiome, delivering health benefits. BioLumen was founded on 2018 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California..
VitaMe helps you choose the vitamins and nutritional supplements that your body really needs, in the exact quantities your body requires, so that you can reach your full potential every day. Their free, professional health quiz was developed by a team of doctors and nutritionists who wanted to help anyone live a better, healthier life.
By evaluating your lifestyle and eating habits, they provide you with a personal health summary that evaluates your dietary, sleep, and activity habits to recommend a custom vitamin solution just for you. All of their vitamins are made in the United States.
They focus on delivering the freshest pharmaceutical-grade vitamins. Every step of the manufacturing process is carefully monitored and subjected to rigorous quality checks in their GMP-certified manufacturing facility.
They stand behind their policies of ingredient safety and the efficacy of their product line. Located in beautiful San Francisco, they are dedicated individuals who believe that living well should be everyone’s goal.
They are a team of nutrition experts, health-care professionals, and professional problem-solvers working to make VitaMe the best one-stop vitamin solution for you.. .
PowerBar was created by athletes, for athletes. They started PowerBar® to help athletes reach their goals by providing nutrition tools for optimum athletic performance.
All of their products are backed by decades of leading edge sports nutrition science and innovation and always live up to their highest standards. They aim to meet the nutrition and energy needs of all athletes, from world-class champions and dedicated amateurs, to beginners and those who just want to improve..
FillMyFork is a mobile application that helps people to redesign their grocery list creation. It enables its users to stream past grocery purchases and receive personalized food recommendations based on their profile.
FillMyFork was founded by Arun Nijhawan and Kartik Shastri in 2014 and is located in San Francisco, California.. .
At EatLove, they believe that it’s possible to create special mealtimes without as much stress. With quality food that enables not just sustenance, but joy, whatever the dietary constraints.
It’s a philosophy to reclaim the family connection. They offer a new kind of convenience by figuring out what, how, when, and who can help!.
Hiball Energy provides delicious, premium natural & healthy organic energy. Todd Berardi launched Hiball Energy in 2005 by selling it out of the back of his car in San Francisco.
He asked a graphic designer friend, Alyssa Warnock, to design the logo and packaging, and the rest is history, as they later married and have twins, Gunnar and Kaia. By chance, Todd met Dan Craytor at a Teton Gravity Research movie premiere in San Francisco in 2005, and soon after he became the Vice President of Business Development and has been crushing ever since.
They are a small team of very passionate people who eat, sleep and drink Hiball. The concept was to provide a naturally healthy, premium, clean energy drink without sacrificing taste.
Hiball is the pioneer of energy drinks for the health conscious consumer. After 3 packaging changes over the last 8 years, a full upgrade to organic / fair trade ingredients, and a few recent product line extensions, Hiball Energy is also the fastest growing natural / organic energy drink brand in the U.S.
according to SPINS®.. .
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