• Spoonful Basic vs. Spoonful Unlimited Plans

    The following table helps visualize what we provide in the Spoonful Basic plan (no cost) and the Spoonful Unlimited plans ($3.99 USD / mo or $24.99 USD / yr). Spoonful Basic Spoonful Unlimited Scans 5 / mo Unlimited Searches 5 / mo Unlimited Turnaround time on missing products Variable <48…

  • How can I delete my account?

    If you’re no longer interested in using Spoonful and would like to delete your account and all associated data, head to the Me tab > tap Your Name > Edit Profile, then scroll down to the bottom and select Delete Account. If you don’t see the Delete Account option under…

  • How do I change or update my dietary preferences?

    To change your diet, head to the Me tab > tap your Username > Change Diet. From there, you’ll see a list of the all the available diets Spoonful provides. Please note that you must have created an account to access this feature. If you’re using the app as a guest and would like to…

  • App won’t open or is delayed on loading screen

    Every once in a while, the app may take a bit longer to open and it may seem like it’s getting hung up on the green loading screen. This could be for one of two reasons: Sometimes, when we make small changes to the app (bug fixes, design updates, etc.),…

  • Can I share my Spoonful Unlimited subscription with a family member?

    Yes! On iOS at least. Unfortunately, Android does not allow users to share in-app purchases at this time – see below their statement on Family Library sharing. Setting up family sharing on iOS Make sure you have an active Spoonful Unlimited subscription. If you haven’t done so, enable family sharing…

  • How does Spoonful make money?

    Though we’d love to offer the app for free, we have to keep the lights on somehow. Thus, we charge a small fee for the Spoonful Unlimited plan. Here are the main ways we use your money: Servers: Like all things internet, our app and website must be hosted somewhere….

  • Who made Spoonful?

    Spoonful is a collaborative effort between data experts and dietitians. Most of us manage health conditions through food, which gave us the inspiration for the app. Our founders, Deepa and Sam, live in the United States (California and Texas to be exact), and our dietitians live in the US, Canada,…

  • Why do some products have the wrong images?

    Every once in a while, you may come across a product that has an incorrect image. Currently, we use a third party to display the product images you see on scan results and in the Discover feed. Sometimes, it misfires. If you see an image that doesn’t look quite right,…

  • Searching for specific brands and categories

    The search feature is a great way to find safe products from a particular category or brand. Just tap the search bar at the top of the Discover feed and enter in a keyword to return results. If you’re having trouble finding results for a particular keyword, try broadening or…

  • What is the Discover Feed?

    The Discover feed is a running list of products that have been scanned by the Spoonful community. To access it, tap the “Discover” icon in the bottom left corner of the app. In the feed, Spoonful places scanned products into 3 key categories – green, yellow, and red – based…