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Nutritionix - Nutrition Database

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By msilverman
Updated 4 months ago
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Nutritionix - Nutrition Database API Documentation

Global API of nutrition data for restaurants, food manufacturers, and USDA common foods. Includes over 230K UPCs/barcodes, 100K restaurant foods, and 10,000 common foods from the USDA.

View API Details
v1.1
GETFood Search
GETUPC Scan
GETFood Search
Header Parameters
X-RapidAPI-HostSTRING
REQUIRED
X-RapidAPI-KeySTRING
REQUIRED
Required Parameters
phraseSTRING
REQUIREDSearch for a food or brand name
fieldsSTRING
REQUIREDDefine the fields you want to return
Request Snippet
unirest.get("https://nutritionix-api.p.rapidapi.com/v1_1/search/cheddar%20cheese?fields=item_name%2Citem_id%2Cbrand_name%2Cnf_calories%2Cnf_total_fat")
.header("X-RapidAPI-Host", "nutritionix-api.p.rapidapi.com")
.header("X-RapidAPI-Key", "SIGN-UP-FOR-KEY")
.end(function (result) {
  console.log(result.status, result.headers, result.body);
});
Sample Response
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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://nutritionix-api.p.rapidapi.com/v1_1/search/cheddar%20cheese?fields=item_name%2Citem_id%2Cbrand_name%2Cnf_calories%2Cnf_total_fat")
.header("X-RapidAPI-Host", "nutritionix-api.p.rapidapi.com")
.header("X-RapidAPI-Key", "SIGN-UP-FOR-KEY")
.end(function (result) {
  console.log(result.status, result.headers, result.body);
});
OAuth2 Authentication
Client ID
Client Secret
OAuth2 Authentication