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Receipt2Nutrition: How to join

Our mission

The aim of this project is to support the fight against diet-related diseases. Therefore we are looking for volunteers who donate their anonymized shopping data and complete an anonymous diet survey. With your help, we can build a machine-learning model that reliably predicts an individual user’s dietary pattern from their automatically captured receipts.

With such a model, we can get a better understanding of users’ diets and purchases and generate personalized feedbacks intended to increase awareness and to facilitate nutrition interventions and monitoring.

Step 1: Open Account on Bitsabout.me

In order to join this project, you need to create an account on Bitsabout.me. Bitsaboutme is a GDPR-compliant data service that allows save storage and processing of your personal data.

Step 2: Connect Cumulus and/or Supercard Account

Once you have joined Bitsabout.me, please complete your profile and connect your Cumulus and/or Supercard account.

To connect your Cumulus account, you need your Cumulus email address and corresponding password.
If you do not know your current Cumulus account credentials, you can request your account infos from Migros Cumulus here.

To connect your Supercard account, you have two options: i) you can upload a PDF of the history of your Supercard data, or ii) you can grant Bitsabout.me access to your digital receipts via email.

Your personal data is 100% safe. Bitsabout.me does not store your original account email or password. ETH does not receive any personal data from you.

Step 3: Join the Nutri-Score Study on Bitsabout.me

Once you have joined Bitsabout.me, completed your profile and successfully added your Cumulus and/or Supercard data, you need to join the Nutri-Score project on Bitsabout.me . You can find the project on the Bitsabout.me Marketplace.

Once you agree with the terms and conditions, you are ready to proceed with the next step.

Step 4: Complete the Diet Survey

Once you have successfully join the project, you will receive an automatic email with your personal invitation to a diet survey. Please take your time (30 minutes) and complete the survey on a computer ideally.

This survey helps us to build the correct model to predict diets from purchases, so please fill out the survey responsibly.

Step 5: Enjoy your Nutri-Score widget

Thank you for participating. Enjoy your new Nutri-Score widget. It will update automatically each time that you use your registered Cumulus and/or Supercard!

With your participation, you help our research on mitigating diet-related diseases,

Thanks,

Your Receipt2Nutrition team

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who is involved in this project?
    • This research project is conducted by the Auto-ID Lab at ETH Zurich (Chair of Information Management, Prof. Edgar Fleisch).
    • BitsaboutMe, a Swiss Start-Up located in Bern and operating in the Personal Data Economy, provide the platform to collect the data.
    • Other partners helped the realization of  the product ingredient database: GS1, CodeCheck, FoorRepo, OpenFood
  • What is the purpose of this study?
    Receipt2Nutrition is a research project of ETH Zurich in which loyalty card shopping data is analyzed in order to develop a model that predicts and monitors diets.
  • Why should I participate in this study?
    • Your participation supports the realization of this project, an important step towards preventing diet-related diseases – one of the largest challenge of the 21st century.
    • As a reward, upon completion of the diet survey, you will receive a report assessing your current diet and your personalized Health-Shopping-Widget will be activated on your BitsaboutMe dashboard. This feature will track the healthiness of your future grocery baskets.
  • How can I participate in this study?
    • Follow the simple steps illustrated in this tutorial https://www.autoidlabs.ch/receipt2nutrition-how-to-join/ – it will only take ca. 25 minutes & you will also receive a personal diet assessment and a new tool for tracking the healthiness of your next grocery shopping baskets.
  • How long will it take?
    • 5 minutes to create a BitsaboutMe account, link the data sources (Coop and/or Migros), and register to this study.
    • 25 minutes to fill out the diet survey.
  • What will I get by participating in the study?
    • As a reward, upon completion of the diet survey, you will receive a report assessing your current diet and
    • your personalized Health-Shopping-Widget will be activated on your BitsaboutMe dashboard. This feature will track the healthiness of your future grocery baskets.
  • How will you handle my data?
    Your privacy is important to us: ETH Zurich only processes survey and shopping data in anonymous form (e.g. without location, timestamps, personal identifiers)
  • How can I stay informed about project updates?
    Sign up to our newsletter to receive interesting updates about this project: click here to sign up
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Join the project on Bitsabout.me and receive Nutri-Scores for your Cumulus and Supercard purchases.

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