Chemical Maze iPhone/iPad App

Chemical Maze iPhone/iPad App | Mr Vitamins
Chemical Maze is the ultimate shopping guide for anyone interested in knowing more about the ingredients in their food. The iPhone/iPad App provides a quick and easy-to-follow resource to identify food additives and cosmetic ingredients based on over 8 years of research. Additives and ingredients are listed by name with a user friendly rating code to quickly advise whether the ingredient are safe, whether to use with caution, whether to avoid, or whether they are potentially hazardous to health. AT Mr Vitamins ee get asked all the time in our shops what ingredient is what in our skin care and cosmetics ranges. This handy App answers those questions and more.

What Mr Vitamins Naturopath Janne Ramsay likes:

  • Chemical Maze is easy to use.
  • It comes in handy when you are shopping and want to know about an ingredient in any product you are looking at.
  • There are various useful filters to quickly find:
    • Symptoms and Ailments – including acne, aggressive behaviour, allergies, asthma
    • Behavioural problems, confusion, depression, gastrointestinal ailments, hayfever, headache & migraines, hyperactivity, learning difficulties, skin ailments (dermatitis, eczema, itching, hives, rash), sleep disturbance
    • Dietary Restrictions – vegetarian, vegan, celiac, salicylates, lactose intolerance
    • Effects of on your body – carcinogenic, cardiovascular system, developmental system, endocrine system, gastrointestinal system and liver, immune system, kidneys, musculoskeletal system, nervous system, malabsorption, reproductive system
    • What the ingredients are derived from – animal, bacteria, fish, gas, insect, mineral, plant, synthetic, genetically modified, petroleum, nano technology, palm oil.
iTunes Price: $7.49 (there is a free edition available if you want to try this App before buying). iTunes Rating: 4+ What the reviews say: “Strange the additives that are animal derived. This is a great app for a conscious vegetarian.” “This app gets used when we shop.  Please add a barcode scanner.” “This is much easier than trawling through the book itself to find the info you want.  The app is beautifully presented and an absolute pleasure to use.” “This app is great for using in the supermarket.  I use this for my son who has many problems from skin to asthma. Thanks guys now I can eliminate things much easier from his diet.”

Article by Janne Ramsay Naturopath