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Edamam Nutrition Analysis

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By edamam
Updated 4 months ago
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Edamam Nutrition Analysis API Overview

The Nutrition Analysis API and Database uses Natural Language Processing and semantically structured data. This is the most advanced nutrition analysis technology available! Recipe nutrition analysis

  • Submit the full text of any recipe or ingredient list. Edamam will extract the full nutrition and ingredient data from the text. No more need to spend hours entering your recipes line by line. The nutrition analysis takes less than a second!
  • Edamam returns detailed information for each ingredient line. You can get information for the entire recipe as a whole or broken down automatically for each ingredient.

Food database

  • Edamam provides access to a food nutrient database with over 100,000 basic foods and consumer packaged goods
  • For basic foods (flour, eggs, flour etc.), Edamam returns data for calories, fats, carbohydrates, protein, cholesterol, sodium and another 30 micronutrients. For packaged foods and fast foods data is return as listed on their nutrition label
  • All food nutrient data is enriched with diet, allergy and health labeling, as calculated by Edamam based on the food's ingredients. Vegan, Paleo, Gluten Free, Low-Sodium, Dairy Free are some of the 20+ claims generated automatically.

Low cost solution

  • Edamam provides free nutrient database access and recipe nutrition analysis with its basic plan for developers, startups and non-profits alike.
  • Enterprise customers are charged a very low monthly licensing fee for recipe analysis and/or food data calls based on usage. Custom packages are also available.
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Edamam Nutrition Analysis

The Nutrition Analysis API uses Natural Language Processing and semantically structured data. This is the most advanced nutrition analysis technology available!

Full recipe nutrition analysis

  • Submit the full text of any recipe or ingredient list. Edamam will extract the full nutrition and ingredient data from the text. No more need to spend hours entering your recipes line by line. The nutrition analysis takes less than a second!

Text Analysis

  • Our Natural Language Processing engine allows for exraction of food named entities from text. We also allow for combined entity extraction with food database search. Once a text is submitted and entities are extracted our database is searched for additional food matches to the extracted entities.

Structured data and nutrition data output

  • Edamam returns detailed information for each ingredient line for the Recipe Analysis or for each text string for the Text Analysis. You can get information for the entire recipe as a whole or broken down automatically for each ingredient.
  • For each food (flour, eggs, flour etc.), Edamam returns data for calories, fats, carbohydrates, protein, cholesterol, sodium for a total of 28 macro and micronutrients.
  • All food nutrient data is enriched with diet, allergy and health labeling, as calculated by Edamam based on the food's ingredients. Vegan, Paleo, Gluten Free, Low-Sodium, Dairy Free are some of the 35+ claims generated automatically.

Low cost solution

  • Edamam provides free recipe nutrition analysis and text analysis with its basic plan for developers, startups and non-profits alike.
  • Enterprise customers are charged a very low monthly licensing fee for recipe analysis based on usage. Custom packages are also available.
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Install SDK for NodeJS

Installing

To utilize unirest for node.js install the the npm module:

$ npm install unirest

After installing the npm package you can now start simplifying requests like so:

var unirest = require('unirest');

Creating Request

unirest.get("https://edamam-edamam-nutrition-analysis.p.rapidapi.com/api/nutrition-data?ingr=1+large+apple")
.header("X-RapidAPI-Host", "edamam-edamam-nutrition-analysis.p.rapidapi.com")
.header("X-RapidAPI-Key", "SIGN-UP-FOR-KEY")
.end(function (result) {
  console.log(result.status, result.headers, result.body);
});
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