—The “PinoyMD: Mobile Dietary Aide and Recipe Generator” is an android application designed to generate adjusted common Filipino viands based on a person’s concerned ailment. The study aimed to determine the acceptability of the system. More specifically, the research aimed to determine: 1) the acceptability rating of the experts toward the system’s a) Accuracy and b) Reliability; 2) the acceptability rating of the respondents (students and experts) towards the system’s a) User friendliness and b) Functionality; and 3) the significant difference between the evaluation of the users (students) and experts (nutritionists and dieticians) in terms of a) User friendliness and b) Functionality. To respond to the statement of the problem, the researchers used a 5-point Likert scale system for 3rd
year students taking BS Computer Science and Nutritionists and Dieticians. After the data have been collected, tabulated and processed, the following findings were acquired: 1) The system is acceptable; 2) The null hypothesis is accepted; 3) Though the respondents evaluated that the system is acceptable, there are still area for additional improvement of the system. These areas for improvement are on addition of topics, micronutrient intake of people with common ailment and enhancement of the user interface.
—Android application, diet, nutrient content, recipe generator.
E. P. C. de Gula, R. A. Moldez, R. D. S. Montevirgen and R. C. M. Silvano are with Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com )
R. A. Nayre and A. G. Pastrana are with the faculty of the College of Computer Management and Information Technology of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Cite: Erika Pauline C. de Gula, Rexana A. Moldez, Renier Dante S. Montevirgen, Regina Cassandra M. Silvano, Rachel A. Nayre, and Angelito G. Pastrana, "Pinoy MD: A Mobile Dietary Aide and Recipe Generator," International Journal of Future Computer and Communication vol. 2, no. 5, pp. 515-519, 2013.