Edamam Food and Grocery Database
By edamam
Updated 5 months ago

Edamam Food and Grocery Database API Documentation

This API provides you with tools to find nutrition and diet data for generic foods, packaged foods and restaurant meals. In addition it employs NLP (Natural Language Processing) which allows for extraction of food entities from unstructured text. Covered Use Cases: Search for a food by keyword, food name or UPC/Barcode Sourcing of nutrition facts for a given food, including: macro and micro nutrients, allergen labels, lifestyle and health labels Search for a food by given nutrient quantity for 28 nutrients Seach for foods within a given brand With the build in food-logging context it allows for NLP requests for chat bots and natural language calorie counters

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The parser access point handles text search for foods as well as filters for the foods like presence specific nutrient content or exclusion of allergens

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