Heali (Version iOS 0.3.8)

Heali (Version iOS 0.3.8) -Synopsis: Heali delivers recipes, meals and product information to meet personalized nutrition needs — all with evidence-based recommendations.

Price and Platform: Free. Apple and Android.

RDN Score: 4/5


  • Set your personalized nutrition preferences, then use the app to scan a barcode or read a menu or product ingredient list to receive personalized, evidence-based recommendations.
  • Users can select from more than 70 therapeutic plans which include a list of diets such as vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, GERD, AIP and Whole30.
  • Database of more than 1 million recipes, food products and restaurant menu items.
  • Choose nutrients you want to track or eat less or more of.
  • Heali provides an easy-to-review database to learn about research-backed nutrition therapies for a plethora of conditions.
  • Heali offers detailed, researched nutrition information on a variety of foods and implications for certain dietary choices such as the impact of dairy on acne.
  • The leadership team includes a registered dietitian and medical doctor. The scientific, clinical and dietetic advisory boards feature many experienced and respected researchers and practitioners.


  • Requires a phone number to get on the waitlist for access to the full app.
  • Although there is a lot of useful information in the app, Heali is currently under development, making it less than ideal for now — at least compared to similar apps on the market.
  • Privacy disclosure reveals the app uses user contact information to track across third-party apps and websites and may collect data linked to your contact information and device identifiers.

Bottom Line: For now, Heali is a space for both practitioners and the general public to gain insights on the impact of nutrition on different conditions. Keep an eye out for the full and updated app release.

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Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD, is based in Atlanta and specializes in culinary nutrition, communications and consulting. She blogs at marisamoore.com. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.