MapMyFITNESS Adds Nutrition Information

Austin-based MapMyFITNESS, which develops web, iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry fitness and health tracking software, said Thursday that it has launched a new Nutrition Center on its service. The firm said the center will help its members get information about food choices, nutrition, and weight loss. The new center includes a way for users to track their daily caloric budget, consumption, and amount of calories burned in workouts, food logging, a database of foods, and more. MapMyFITNESS is headed by Robin J. Thurston. MapMyFITNESS is venture backed by Austin Ventures.