Launch of barcode scanning iPhone App

The UK’s first weight loss App that scans barcodes on food products has been launched by The new iPhone calorie counter App is part of the online diet service and makes keeping track of food intake even easier. Simply focus on a product barcode, click to capture it, then add to the food diary which tots up the daily calorie intake.

Nutracheck’s App differs from others in the marketplace in that it has a UK food database with over 160,000 foods. Weights and servings are for UK consumers, whereas other Apps use US databases.

The App shows how many calories are left for the day on the home screen icon without the need to open it. It also provides access to Nutracheck’s slimming community to read and post messages. Weekly weigh ins can be recorded and weight loss progress is shown in a motivating graph.

About Nutracheck:

  • Nutracheck is an innovative calorie counter and food diary App and website which tracks what you eat to help you manage your weight. 
  • It’s fast and easy to use: Tracking your calories takes less than 10 minutes a day to do. Nutracheck holds the largest UK food database with photos of over 160,000 products to help you find exactly what you’re eating.
  • This isn’t a fad diet and no foods are banned; it works by making a person more aware of their food choices and how much they are eating.
  • The Nutracheck App is the top selling diet App in the UK Apple store. The Nutracheck website is rated the UK’s No. 1 diet site on

For more information about Nutracheck visit or call Karen Veness on 07968 049528 or email