In-ear nutritionist tells diners when they’re eating too fast

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This is part of a series of articles that looks at entrepreneurs hoping to get their ideas off the ground through crowdfunding. At the time of writing, each of these innovations is currently seeking funding.

There are already a slew of smart fitness trackers and daily diet log apps that help anyone keep track of what they're eating. There are even devices such as the Prep Pad, which can detect the food placed upon it and deliver nutritional information. Currently seeking funding through Indiegogo, Bitbite is an in-ear tracker that's able to quantify eating behaviors -- down to chewing speed -- and offer health recommendations. Worn in the ear much like a wireless earbud, the small device features an array of sensors that can detect both sound and motion. When the user eats, Bitbite tracks…

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