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Nutritics API Nutrition & Food Database API

Nutrition & Food Database API

Use the power Nutritics in your own app, program or website. Access over 800,000 foods nutrition, recipe and food-related data from official national & international and branded food databases for multiple regions. Use our unique calculation engine to bring new value to your business with minimal investment and effort.  


Nutritics API is commonly used to 

Search our vast international food databases using our SmartSearch system 

Retrieve a food, product or recipes nutrition and allergen information 

Sync data to or from your Nutritics account (eg. patient data, recipes or supplier inventory) 

Analyse recipes from your own platform, using our gold standard calculation system 

Analyse a food diary from your own app or platform 

Generate a meal plan from your own app or platform

  • World’s largest food database

  • Automated processes, instant results

  • Support every step of the way

Real-time nutrition data for your
app, program or website

Make the world’s most specialised food database your own!

Nutrition & recipe analysis

Retrieve nutrition information on up to 258 nutrient parameters with access to over 800,000 generic, branded foods and recipes

Allergen information

Retrieve allergen information for foods in our database, or enrich your own database with allergens using our ingredient list Allergen Scanner

Generate Food Labels

Retrieve a compliant nutrition panel for foods or even your own recipes. Compatible regions include the EU, US, Australia / New Zealand and South Africa


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Fast & reliable nutrition software integration

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Super-smart engine

Order results based on quantity of a specific nutrient or by food popularity & filter searches to specific allergens, diet types, country or commercial supplier. Partial words, misspellings & colloquial terms are taken into account

Universal input formats

Quantities are accepted in g, kg, lb, oz, st, ml, l, floz, pt, qt, gl. Smart quantities like "1 serving" are automatically calculated

Standards compliant & Fast response time

The HTTP REST API with basic authentication done in the header supports both HTTP GET & HTTP POST methods and returns JSON format results, compatible with all common coding languages. Response time is on average < 200ms with a 99.99% server uptime

API explorer

Build and test your requests before deploying them. A basic connection script is automatically generated in the most common coding languages to get you up and running quickly


The world's largest, specialised food database

The Nutritics database is comprised of official national and international databases for many countries worldwide. It is supplemented with valuable reference information including photos, portions, and portion estimation aids. Each database is available in the local language(s) and in English. We have also created a large database of universal Arabic foods.

With data from brands, food suppliers, retail chains and clinical feeds, you have total control to choose from a proprietary global 'Nutritics' database with user-requested foods, including a wide range of sports supplements, health food products, supplier and restaurant data. Foods are sourced directly from manufacturers, research papers or added by conversion from other food databases by our qualified nutritionists.
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Nutritics API Support

We’ve got your back - from setup to custom queries
  • Detailed API documentation
    Our docs with thorough request specifications with practical
    examples & code samples are built into the explorer
  • Personal Account Manager
    A dedicated account manager ensures your questions are
    dealt with efficiently
  • Instant response
    All email and phone enquiries are responded to during
    business hours
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