FoodSwitch is an addictive app to help find healthier food

Topic Selected: Food and Diet

General Article icon Type: General Article

Working out what are the healthiest options in the supermarket can be a difficult job, especially when food labels are often designed to trick you into thinking they’re healthier than they are. We asked one academic to road-test a new app that claims to help you clear up some of that confusion. 

Monday morning and here I am reaching my hand to a bowl full of my favourite granola. But wait, I have just downloaded this new app on my phone that helps me make healthier food choices by comparing the food labels of the foods I choose, versus alternatives with lower fat, saturated fat and salt content.

FoodSwitch is a free app that gives you advice to help you make healthier choices at your fingertips. The steps look easy: pick the product in the supermarket, scan the barcode, and receive a list of similar products that are lower in fat, saturated fat, and/or salt, et voila. It is then up to if you would li

Would you like to see the rest of this article and all the other benefits that Issues Online can provide with?

Sign up now for an immediate, no obligation FREE TRIAL and view the entire collection