What is Yuka - Food & Cosmetic scanner? Description of Yuka - Food & Cosmetic scanner 1290 chars
◆ THE 40 MILLION USERS APP ◆
Yuka is a free mobile app that allows you to scan the barcodes of food and personal care products and instantly see their impact on your health. A rating and detailed information help you understand the analysis of each product.
When a product has a negative impact on your health, Yuka also recommends similar but healthier alternative products.
◆ A 100% INDEPENDENT PROJECT ◆
Yuka is a 100% independent project : product reviews and recommendations of healthier alternatives are done in an objective way. No brand or manufacturer can influence them in one way or another. Furthermore, there is no in-app advertising. You can access detailed information on our business model on our website (www.yuka.io).
◆ 3 MILLION REFERENCED PRODUCTS ◆
Yuka established a database that contains 2 million food products and 1 million cosmetic products.
Each food product is evaluated according to 3 objective criteria: nutritional quality, presence of additives and organic aspect of the product.
The method to analyse cosmetic products is based on the analysis of all the ingredients of the product. Each ingredient is assigned a risk level according to the latest scientific data.
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Yuka - Food & Cosmetic scanner Pros
✓ Fantastic app!!!For years I have wished for something, somewhere, to help me sort out the good from the bad AND give me a better alternative! Even if you are able to read the fine print on products, it is difficult to know what these chemicals actually do. It is all here in a very user friendly app that keeps track of the products you scan and breaks down the ingredients with an explanation for it all. Thank you Yuka!!!.Version: 4.27
✓ So usefulThe best new app I've come across in many years. I keep scanning everything at home. Already cleared out few things from my bathroom and put back on shelf few products in my yesterday's shopping and also made alternatives choices. The only suggestion would be an option not to lock the screen when shopping, as I had to unlock my phone when it looked quite a few times. But great idea and thank you so much for creating it..Version: 4.3✓ Yuka - Food & Cosmetic scanner Positive Reviews
Yuka - Food & Cosmetic scanner Cons
✗ Warning! It depends what you are after!Hi, I think this app is honest in what it states but the wording can be misleading. They have a list of ingredients that they think could be harmful so if an item includes it it is downgraded. My issues with that are: - the scientific evidence of some of the claims is very low -it doesn’t take into account the % of the said ingredient to assess the potential risk - it doesn’t take other factors into consideration such as environmental impact for example - the alternatives proposed are not always suitable (mainly in skincare), and consumers may have very strong detrimental effects from it (for example I had a cream for rosacea rated bad, and in the alternative selection was shown a cream for acne, had I used it on my rosacea prone skin it would have been dramatic!) All in all, could be a useful tool but there are many traps so would recommend looking for professional advice before switching products.Version: 3.24
✗ Interesting but deceptiveThe information you show about products is useful, but boiling all that down to a single ‘health’ score is super deceptive and can be incredibly misleading. People will read into that score to mean what they want and not what it actually is telling them. You should instead encourage people to analyse each category and why it matters and why they may choose to consider or ignore it. Compare almond milk to oat milk for example: oat gets a much higher score so you’d think it’s ‘healthier’ and order your coffee. But it’s almost 5 times as calorie dense as almond which should be one of the major consideration for most. “Healthy” is so incredibly subjective and you take very few steps in this app to clarify what you mean by that. Also some of the issues you seem to have with certain additives have all of two over 10 year old citations. Is that even still relevant? What metric do you use to decide if something is worth mentioning or not? You’re also using inconsistent measurements between products. I’ve seen kcal, kj, and cals used pretty interchangeably making it really difficult for anyone to accurately compare one product to another. You really should standardise all your metrics..Version: 4.27✗ Yuka - Food & Cosmetic scanner Negative Reviews
Is Yuka - Food & Cosmetic scanner legit?
✅ Yes. Yuka - Food & Cosmetic scanner is 100% legit to us. This conclusion was arrived at by running over 45,357 Yuka - Food & Cosmetic scanner user reviews through our NLP machine learning process to determine if users believe the app is legitimate or not. Based on this, AppSupports Legitimacy Score for Yuka - Food & Cosmetic scanner is 95.8/100.
Is Yuka - Food & Cosmetic scanner safe?
✅ Yes. Yuka - Food & Cosmetic scanner is quiet safe to use. This is based on our NLP analysis of over 45,357 user reviews sourced from the IOS appstore and the appstore cumulative rating of 4.8/5. AppSupports Safety Score for Yuka - Food & Cosmetic scanner is 96.3/100.
Should I download Yuka - Food & Cosmetic scanner?
✅ There have been no security reports that makes Yuka - Food & Cosmetic scanner a dangerous app to use on your smartphone right now.
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Product details of Yuka - Food & Cosmetic scanner
- App Name:
- Yuka - Food & Cosmetic scanner
- Legitimacy Score:
- Safety Score:
- Content Rating:
- 4+ Contains no objectionable material!
- EN FR DE IT ES
- App Size:
- 199.48 MB
- Bundle Id:
- Relase Date:
- 09 January 2017, Monday
- Last Update:
- 07 August 2023, Monday - 21:45
- IOS 13.0 or later
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