In recent years theres been an ever growing body of interest in the human gut biome. With the bacteria inside being linked to a wide range of illnesses, diseases and medical conditions.
There are many dietary and lifestyle factors that can affect your gut. One of the best ways to improve it is through consuming fermented foods and drinks. These probiotic functional foods such as Kombucha, Kefir and Sauerkraut have been growing in popularity in recent years. Shops such as Whole Foods are stocking more and more varieties and flavours.
However, few people know that these can be cheaply and easily made at home. Allowing you to enjoy the delicious items as much as you desire.
Preserve is a mobile app to help people create these probiotic foods and drinks. With recipes, information and a tracking feature notifying the user of exactly when to perform steps. In creating these delicious items, some need to be left for anywhere from 1-4 weeks. The app reminds users exactly when there actions are needed to ensure the most nutritious, probiotic rich delicacies.
Preserve has two main audiences. Those with gastrointestinal (GI) tract issues such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) or Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) are a key focus. The other area is those people generally interested in food, nutrition and healthy lifestyle. Paleo and Vegan communities are particularly likely to be interested.