Frequently Asked Questions
We are trying our best to make the Nufit Food app easy to use. We design the app so that our users can use it intuitively without the needs of asking for help. Well, if we didn’t achieve this objective, here are answers to the questions you may have.
Where to download the Nufit Food app?
The Nufit Food mobile app comes in both iOS version and Android version. You can download the Nufit Food app from Apple App Store or from Google Play Store.
What does the Nufit Food app do for me?
Nufit Food app is the app for your smart kitchen scale. With the app your kitchen scale becomes part of your smart healthy lifestyle. Your food on the scale will be immediately recorded to, say, your Fitbit account or your Apple Health account. Your can log and track your food intake and nutrition intake in a smart way.
The Nufit Food app is for food lovers. The app focuses on two functions today’s food lovers want: recipe function for cooking delicious meals and nutrition function for counting calories. You can weigh your food, get nutrition facts, log your food intake, track your nutrition records, find recipe from the Nufit Food communities, or create your own recipes, find your recipe’s nutrition facts, etc. You can do all of them with the app.
- Seamless Smart Kitchen Scale Connections
- Nutrition Facts
- Tracking Food Intake and Nutrition Intake
- Recipes and Nutrition
- Sync with Popular Fitness Apps
Do I need to pay to use the Nufit Food app?
No. The Nufit Food app is free to use. Some functions like Smart Kitchen Scale connections don’t even require a user login.
Do I need to sign up to use the Nufit Food app?
You don’t have to sign up and log in to use the Nufit Food app. When you use the app for your smart kitchen scale connections, you don’t need to have an account. You can search food database to find out nutrition facts too without an account.
However, you will need to register your account if you want to save your food records, track your food and nutrition intake. Without an account, you are not allowed to create your own recipes either.
You can use the app without an account. But without an account you can’t have the full features of the app offers.
Can I use the Nufit Food app without a smart kitchen scale?
Yes. You can use the Nufit Food app without a smart kitchen scale.
Smart kitchen scale connections is a major feature of the Nufit Food app, but you don’t need to have a smart kitchen scale to use the app. The Nufit Food app functions, like nutrition facts, food and nutrition intake tracking, recipes, etc., don’t need to have smart kitchen scales.
The Nufit Food app has a page called Weigh. It is for the smart kitchen connections. When you weigh food on your scale, the measures will automatically display on your app if you are using a supported smart kitchen scale. If your scale is not a smart scale, you can simply enter the food weight on the page, and you can enjoy all the functions just like you have a smart kitchen scale.
Which smart kitchen scales are supported by the Nufit Food app?
The Nufit Food app app works with a various of smart kitchen scales available on the market. When you weigh food on scale, the measurements will also automatically display on Nufit Food app. If your scale supports multiple units, your app will match your scale’s selection too. Please check here for a list of the supported smart kitchen scales.
How do I use the Nufit Food app when I have a smart kitchen scale?
It is easy to use the Nufit Food app with your smart kitchen scale. Before started, please make sure your smart kitchen scale works with our app. Check with the scale manufacturer. We also have a list of supported scales.
First download the Nufit Food app from Apple App Store or Google Play. Then install the app and run the app. Open your Nufit Food app on the Weigh page (the app’s home page). Now the app is ready to use. Turn on your smart kitchen scale and put food on the scale, the weigh measure displayed on your scale will also display on your app. That’s it. There is no need to “pair” your scale to your app.
How to connect my smart kitchen scale to the Nufit Food app?
The connection is easy and straightforward. First download the Nufit Food app from Apple App Store or Google Play. Then install the app and run the app. That’s it. Open your Nufit Food app on the Weigh page (the app’s home page) and put food on your scale, then the weigh displayed on your scale will also display on your app. The connection is complete. There is no need to “pair” your scale to your app.
What will show on the Nufit Food app when connecting to a smart kitchen scale?
Open the Nufit Food app on the Weigh page (the app’s main page), then turn on your smart kitchen scale and put food on the scale, the weigh measure displayed on your scale will also display on your app immediately. If you change your scale’s measure unit (say from pound lb to kilogram kg, assuming your scale has the unit conversion function), same will be shown on your app. If you tare on your scale, the display on the app will also be reset to zero. In other words, everything shown on the scale’s display will be immediately display on your app. Your scale seamlessly connects to your Nufit Food app.
I have a smart kitchen scale and I download the Nufit Food app. Can my family members also use the Nufit Food app?
Yes. You and your family members can all use the Nufit Food app. As a matter of fact, you can use the app without a smart kitchen scale.
Please note that with multiple users, for some scales only one user is connected to your scale. It depends on the scale’s Bluetooth implementation. Please check your scale’s user manual.
When you have multiple users, typically each user will sign up own account, thus each user will be able to track his/her own food intake and nutrition intake history.
How can I find a food item’s nutrition facts?
The easiest way to find a food item’s nutrition fact is to scan the item’s barcode.
Or you can type in the food name to search the Nufit Food app’s database. For example, type in eggs, milk, etc. Because you may end up with too many items from our large food database, we suggest you enter a few more keywords here, like ice cream, or vanilla ice cream (or if you know you may type in the full name: Kroger® Deluxe Churned Lactose Free No Sugar Added Reduced Fat Vividly Vanilla Ice Cream).
Once you find a food in the database, the nutrition facts will be shown in your Nufit Food app.
Does the Nufit Food app support barcode scanning?
The Nufit Food app supports barcode scanning. To find out a food item’s nutrition facts, simply scan the barcode on the food package. Some food item’s barcode may not be easy to scan, you can type in the UPC number.
Can I manually input nutrition facts?
Yes you can.
Typically you should search a food item’s nutrition facts from the app’s food database. But if for any reason you want, you can enter a food item’s nutrition values. It will overwrite the value obtained from the database. The changes you made will only be applied to the food items in your personal food list. Our database will not be altered. We strongly recommend you do it by caution. Please make sure the data you entered are correct. Otherwise it may cause misleading results.
What types of graphs the Nufit Food app has?
The Nufit Food app supports visualized tracking of your nutrition intake. It has graphs of calories, protein, fat, and carbs. You can setup to display by week, by month, or by year.
Because of the importance of water intake, the Nufit Food app has a dedicated daily water intake graph,
In addition to the macro nutrient, the app also tracks micro nutrients. You can use the app to get your daily details of your micro nutrient intakes. but the micro nutrients are not displayed in the format of graphs.
How to sync the app with the Apple Health app?
The Nufit Food app can sync nutrition data with the popular Apple Health app. To do it, you need to setup the Apple Health connection in your Foodiet app configurations. Once configured, your nutrition data will be automatically synced with your Apple Health account.
How to sync the app with the Fitbit app?
The Nufit Food app can sync nutrition data with the popular Fitbit app. To do it, you need to setup the Fitbit connection in your Nufit Food app configurations. Once configured, your nutrition data will be automatically synced with your Fitbit account.
Does the app sync with the NOOM app?
The Nufit Food app can sync with Fitbit and Apple Health, currently NOOM app is not available.
Please explain the app’s recipe functions?
The Nufit Food app is designed for food lovers. Food lovers of course love recipes. When you register the app, you are in the Nufit Food community. You will have access to all the members’ recipes. Welcome to the Nufit Food family!
The app allows you create your own recipes. Your recipes will be part of the community recipes shared by all the users, unless you decide to keep your recipe to yourself only. That’s completely up to you. You can establish your recipe’s nutrition information, starting by each ingredient’s nutrition facts from our food database.
In the future, we will add more social-rich features around the recipes. We want to food lovers enjoy recipes, enjoy the recipe features from the app.
I don’t live in the United States, can I use the Nufit Food app?
Yes you can use the Nufit Food app even you are not in the United States. The Nufit Food app is intended to use in the US and other regions. You can configure your region when you sign up the app, or change the configuration later on. Go to the Me page to configure.
The above are frequently asked questions from our app users. Hope they can help you to resolve your problems you may have. If you have more questions, please don’t hesitate to send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are here to help.