Why do you ask for my ZIP or Postal code?

One of the benefits of our site is that in addition to offering food and exercise logging tools, we are also a social network of millions of users with weight management goals.

Providing your ZIP code or postal code allows users to discover other MyFitnessPal members in their area to add to their Friends list, for purposes of encouragement and motivation.

The tools for performing this search are on the website in the "Community" Tab under "Find Members". The closest proximity search is a radius of 25 miles from the active user, and no user's actual postal code is ever revealed to another user.

You are welcome to put any legitimate postal code in this field if you do not want other users to know your location, with a 25 mile approximation.

Last Updated: Apr 10, 2019 09:34PM PDT

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