What's this for?
The Food Scanner app brings food labels to life and helps you make healthier choices. Simply scan the barcode to see how much sugar, saturated fat and salt is in everyday food and drink.
Pupils will be able to:
It also comes in handy when pupils are completing activities from the healthier snacking school council toolkit.
This is an update to the existing Be Food Smart app. It's now easier to scan food products for nutritional information. If you already have the app installed, you'll be prompted to install the new app.
Tip: when used on a tablet, rather than a smartphone, the app may require a steadier hand and take longer to register barcodes.
Supports the PSHE curriculum
KS1 — Core Theme 1: health and wellbeing
KS2 — Core Theme 1: health and wellbeing
Encourage pupils to get their parents to download the Food Scanner app on their phones, and challenge them to start making healthier choices and meal plans during their next grocery shop.