Change4Life Food Scanner

Category: Healthy living


The Change4Life Food Scanner app lets you look up the sugar, saturated fat and salt in everyday foods and drinks. Scan the barcodes of more than 140,000 products and get tips and hints along the way. The app is fun and engaging to help you and your family make healthier choices.

This app is currently under reassessment for Data Protection following changes introduced by GDPR.


Who is it suitable for?

Food Scanner is for adults and children to help them cut down on sugar, fat and salt and make healthier choices.

How does it work?

Scan the barcode on a food or drink product with your app to reveal the sugar, saturated fat, salt and calories.

The app uses the green, orange and red traffic lights to reveal at a glance if you've made a healthy choice.  Look out for healthier snacks which get the thumbs up for being under 100 calories without being high in sugar, sat fat or salt.

The app is packed with loads of simple hints and tips to help you make healthier choices.

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How do I access it?

Change4Life Food scanner is free to download from the App Store and Google Play.