E Numbers is a useful app that comes to help people eat healthy by being aware of the additives in the food like conservatives, colorants, flavor enhancers, firming agents, etc. These additives are indicated on the labels in coded form like an E followed by some digits. Sometimes, the additives are not recommended for intake by certain people and this is when such information comes handy. This program allows you to decode the info the manufacturers are trying to hide from users. It does this by informing about the risks and the contradictions for people who are on special diet like gluten, vegetarian, etc. It also explains the usage of each of the additives and the foods in which they are often used.
The application database is built up taking reliable sources into consideration and the information thus gathered is referenced clearly in the app and each additive is noted according to the criteria mentioned here – Safe – no source indicating a risk, Some doubts – at least one source indicating a risk, Substantial risks – several sources indicating same risks, To be avoided – majority of sources refer the additive be avoided, No risk info – sources not giving sufficient information on the risks. Moreover, for each additive, you get indication whether it is an authorized one or not.
A must have tool for anybody interested in staying updated on the food additives before consuming them! The PC version is available for free download with BlueStacks emulator!