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Action on Salt



Foods can be surprisingly high in salt, fat, saturated fats (saturates) and sugars, but many people struggle to understand nutrition labels on food packaging. FoodSwitch UK is a revolutionary, award-winning, free smartphone app that helps you make healthier food choices.

Action on Salt and Action on Sugar, in collaboration with The George Institute for Global Health (TGI), have brought to you a free and easy-to-use app to help you find out what’s in the food you’re eating, so you can make simple switches to healthier options.

How Does FoodSwitch Work?

FoodSwitch UK allows you to scan the barcodes of food and drink products and instantly see whether they are high (red), medium (amber) or low (green) in fat, saturates, sugars and salt. It also searches the database for similar but healthier alternative products, making it easier than ever to switch to healthier food choices.

There are five different filters to choose from, so whether you are looking to lower your blood pressure, reduce your saturated fat (saturates) and sugar intake, or cut back on your calories, FoodSwitch UK can help. Click here to find out more about how it works.

Use FoodSwitch UK to see what’s in your shopping basket, and make better food choices when shopping for you and your family!

Where Can I Download FoodSwitch?

FoodSwitch UK is available as a free, UK-only download from iTunes and Google Play



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