Food Additives 2 for IPhone Publisher's description
from Andrew Middleweek
Take control of what you eat today.
Take control of what you eat today.
Food additives may have revolutionized the mass production of the food that we consume, but at what cost to your health?
This application lets you quickly & easily access the general information of up to 450+ food additives (self contained database, so no internet connection needed!) Please note: This free version has only 50 additives, so you can see what it is like before committing to buying the full version via an in-app purchase.
Take this quick guide with you next time you visit the supermarket, check product packaging for additives & find them fast to help understand their potential effects.
Not all food additives are bad for your health, but a large percentage have been associated with a whole range of potential health risks & side effects, that include:
- Allergies & skin reactions
- Asthma & breathing difficulties
- Baby & infant related risks
- Digestive upsets
- Eye damage & effects
- Genetic DNA mutations
- Gluten intolerance (Celiac disease)
- Histamine inhibitors / freeing
- Hyperactivity in children
- Migraines & headaches
- Tumors / carcinogens
- Salicylate sensitivity (aspirin etc)
- Vitamin deficiency and/or effects
- ADDITIVE DATA LISTED & SORTED BY:
- Full search functionality
- Number (International Numbering System)
- Risk type (i.e. dangerous, unsafe, unknown or safe)
- Symptom type (i.e. asthma, gluten, tumors, allergies, digestive etc)
- Diet type (i.e. substance derived from animal, plant, insect, bacteria or fermentation, synthetic, mineral etc)
- ADDITIVE DETAILS SHOWN:
- Additive number (e.g. E150b), additive name & other name they may go by
- Substance origin (plant, synthetic, animal, mineral, fish, insect, bacteria, gas etc)
- General use & function of the additive
- Food industry classes & (coloring agent, preservative, emulsifier etc.)
- Food products associated with the additive
- Known & potential side effects relating to the additive
- Maximum or adequate daily intake (ADI) of the additive
- Dietary restrictions (helpful for vegetarian, vegan & religion based diets)
- Countries unapproved for use as a food additive (currently Europe & Australian data)
- OTHER KEY FEATURES:
- Full instant search functionality
- Wikipedia integration for even more detail. Each additive conveniently embeds Wikipedia within the app
- Full RETINA (including the new iPad) and iOS fast switching support
- Color coded by risk (red=danger, orange=unsafe, unknown=blue, safe=green)
- Icons for all symptom types (i.e. asthma, gluten, tumors, allergies, digestive etc)
- Icons for all substance origin types (i.e. synthetic, mineral, fish animal based etc)
- Flag icons for countries unapproved (Europe & Australia)
- Fast, inbuilt database, so no internet required
- Fancy layout, scrolling and 3D flip card between additive overview & details page
- PARTIAL multilingual language^ support inbuilt (labels, heading names etc. only. You can switch between English (native), French, German (native), Spanish, Italian (native), Dutch (native) & Japanese.
What's New in This Release:Now with FULL native iPad support! If you love the iPhone/iPod touch version, wait until your experience the iPad user interface, with full Retina iPad graphics. The app is now fully UNIVERSAL!
Other new features; Wikipedia is now more tightly integrated with the internal Food Additives DB (meaning, no more dead links). This update includes various other bug fixes and minor improvements.
System Requirements:Requires iOS 3.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Program Release Status: Minor Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall