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NHS Food Scanner app

Download the free NHS Food Scanner app

With a speedy scan of your family's favourite foods, you can find healthier swaps for next time you shop.

The nutrient data provided in the app is supplied by Brandbank and FoodSwitch

Scan, swipe, swap!

Just scan the barcodes of your family's favourite foods, swipe to see the healthier options available, and make a swap next time you shop!

Other app features

Use the NHS Food Scanner to bring food labels to life! A quick scan of the barcode on the product's packaging using your phone's camera will show you:

If it's a 'Good choice'

Keep an eye out for the "Good choice" badge in the app, and when you're shopping in store or online.

Living labels!

A fun augmented reality feature helps you celebrate your good choices – or bring the sugar, salt and fat in a product to life to help kids understand more about what they're eating.

Traffic light ratings

See at a glance whether the product is high, medium or low in sugar, salt and fat.

All your previous scans

See the full list of every product you've ever scanned!

Get the NHS Food Scanner app

Download the free app and start finding healthier swaps today.

Sign up for Healthy Steps emails

Join today and set simple, easy-to-achieve goals and track your progress to help your family cut down on sugar, enjoy cooking together and get their 5 A Day.