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Prevention – nutrition and exercise

Yuka: Food and Cosmetic Scanner

With the Yuka product scanner app, you can view the composition of food and cosmetic products and their impact on health.

Orange carrot on a white background With the Yuka product scanner app, you can easily scan barcodes of food and cosmetics. The food and cosmetics are analysed on the basis of objective criteria and evaluated in the traffic light system. You will receive information about the effects of a product on health. Healthier alternatives will be displayed on request. The Yuka product scanner app is independent of manufacturers and aims to provide consumers with guidance on choosing healthier products, in order to encourage manufacturers to improve the composition of their products.

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Further descriptions

  • Available languages
    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Italian

    Other languages available

  • Developer
    Yuca SAS
    Paris, France
  • Costs and features

    Costs for the basic version*:

    • CHF 0.00  

    Contents of the basic version:

    • Scanning and analysis of food and cosmetic products
    • Alternative product suggestions for negatively rated products

    Costs for the premium version*:

    • CHF 15 to 25 per year (the user can choose the amount himself) 

    Contents of the premium version:

    • Evaluation of two million food and cosmetic products available
    • History of scanned products visible
    • Personal warnings on palm oil, gluten and lactose

    *The costs for the apps are regularly checked and updated. However, changes may occur at short notice.

  • Data protection
    • EU data protection laws
    • No health data is collected or stored on the smartphone or in a cloud
    • Health data will therefore also not be passed on to third parties.
  • Exchange of data with other apps

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