Jawbone’s new Up app makes healthy eating a whole lot easier

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Jawbone’s Up bracelet has become perhaps the industry’s most versatile fitness tracker, thanks to powerful sleep and activity monitoring. For its next act, Jawbone is turning its focus to weight loss — more specifically, to food. Eating right is an obviously crucial part of getting and staying healthy, not to mention the one that’s typically most overlooked by the bracelet-wearing health junkies of the world. So Jawbone is releasing an update to its app, Up 3.2, which aims to make it easy to track what you eat — and to eat a little better as well.

First, there’s a revamp in food logging itself, previously a tediously manual search-driven process that Jawbone’s Travis Bogard tells me led too many Up users to simply give up trying at all….

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