The FoodNoms Blog
Hi! I'm Ryan Ashcraft. I'm building a better nutrition tracking app – one that's fast, powerful, elegant, and privacy-focused. I write about what I'm working on here.
New Features for Carb Cycling, Cheat Days, Plus Other Usability Improvements
New features and usability improvements that make it easier to meet your nutrition goals.
Introducing Ask AI, a New Feature Powered by ChatGPT
Learn about how this exciting new feature solves several common issues with food tracking.
FoodNoms 2: Launch Retrospective
How the FoodNoms 2 launch performed, personal feelings, and lessons learned.
FoodNoms 2: Feature Overview
An overview of the major features included in FoodNoms 2, the biggest update to FoodNoms yet.
Developer Update: March 2022
$4K MRR, database improvements, and a FoodNoms 2 technical deep-dive.
Developer Update: January 2022
A 2021 retrospective and an update on FoodNoms 2.
Developer Update: April 2021
I have some exciting updates to share including an announcement of a major project that is in the works.
Lessons Learned from Building a Crowdsourced Food Database
The FoodNoms database recently got a huge upgrade. Here are all the lessons learned from the past seven months that led to this big update.
Building a Crowdsourced Food Database
Why and how I built the FoodNoms Community Database.
Building a Better Nutrition Label Scanner
The FoodNoms nutrition label scanner was overhauled in the most recent update.
A deep dive into how the new FoodNoms 2020.5 onboarding experience, feature improvements, and pricing changes have impacted user behavior.
FoodNoms 2020.5 – Making Bigger Bets
A deep dive into the big product changes and what I'm hoping to achieve with this release.
What's Next for FoodNoms
A retrospective on the first two months of FoodNoms and plans for the next few months.