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Nutrition Analysis API

Nutrition analysis API for fetching the nutritional information based on a POST request of the recipe content
Get access to the data made by Edamam and use this nutrition analysis API with the goal of fetching the nutritional information based on a POST request of the recipe content. The data is used by small business, medium business and enterprises, the customers use the API within the culinary, social media, food and grocery, restaurant and more sector. A few examples of the type of business that uses the API are culinary and hobby websites, cooking app and platform developers, influencers, online shopping platforms, marketers and more. When filtering the API based on the app_id, app_key, beta, If-None-Match, force and body you will be able to get the output which you need for your system. This database covers global data. There are endless systems which are being built using the nutrition analysis data. Developers continue to come up with new ideas for using the API, here we have some potential cases; culinary applications, websites and blogs, website plugins, product marketing and more and certainly there are much more you can think of.

Nutrition Analysis API endpoints

POST
GET
/api/nutrition-details
/api/nutrition-data
POST /api/nutrition-details
GET /api/nutrition-data
To be able to use this platform for fetching the nutritional information based on a POST request of the recipe content, customers should connect to the API endpoint; /api/nutrition-details to obtain a similar response as in the example data output. Input the API endpoint into the URL to execute the request. The object and description table demonstrates the applicable parameters and objects output explanations. All major coding languages work with the data output. Customers just need to attach the private API key as an endpoint parameter and customers will start receiving data.

API parameters for nutrition analysis data

The nutrition analysis API has the below mentioned filtering parameters applicable to use.
Filters
app_id body
app_key
beta
If-None-Match
force

API object attributes

Obtain the requested data from the system using the parameters applicable and the table to interpret the objects.
Objects Description
post
tags
summary
description
consumes
parameters
name
in
x-data-threescale-name
description
required
type

Output response of nutrition analysis API

Here is an example data response of the endpoint call. There is more data available, it is limited to be able to make it readable. Subscribe for the API and gain access to the complete output response.
				
					{
  "swagger": "2.0",
  "info": {
    "version": "1.1",
    "title": "",
    "description": ""
  },
  "schemes": [
    "https"
  ],
  "host": "api.edamam.com",
  "tags": [
    {
      "name": "Individual Text Line Analysis"
    },
    {
      "name": "Full Recipe Analysis"
    }
  ],
  "paths": {
    "/api/nutrition-details": {
      "post": {
        "tags": [
          "Full Recipe Analysis"
        ],
        "summary": "<b>Click here to view the documentation</b>",
        "description": "This returns the nutritional information based on a POST request of the recipe content. The POST request submits the recipe content, specifically the recipe title and ingredient list. The response the API returns, will contain the nutritional analysis for the recipe based on the information provided.  <b>Access Point:</b> https://api.edamam.com/api/nutrition-details",
        "consumes": [
          "application/json"
        ],
        "parameters": [
          {
            "name": "app_id",
            "in": "query",
            "x-data-threescale-name": "app_ids",
            "description": "App ID from your dashboard",
            "required": true,
            "type": "string"
          },
          {
            "name": "app_key",
            "in": "query",
            "x-data-threescale-name": "app_keys",
            "description": "App key from your dashboard",
            "required": true,
            "type": "string"
          },
          {
            "name": "beta",
            "in": "query",
            "description": "Allow beta features in the request and response",
            "type": "boolean"
          },
          {
            "name": "If-None-Match",
            "in": "header",
            "description": "Each successfully processed recipe will also return a tag in the ETag response header. This value must be preserved together with the recipe. When resubmitting the recipe, you should include the value in the If-None-Match request header and store the updated ETag header.",
            "type": "string"
          },
          {
            "name": "force",
            "in": "query",
            "description": "Forces the re-evaluation of the recipe. The value, if any, is ignored.",
            "type": "boolean"
          },
          {
            "name": "body",
            "in": "body",
            "description": "Using the food ID and the measure URI which parser provides you can make a request to the nutrients access point. The nutrients access points returns nutrition with diet and health labels for a given quantity of the food.",
            "required": true,
            "schema": {
              "type": "object",
              "required": [
                "title",
                "ingr"
              ],
              "properties": {
                "title": {
                  "type": "string"
                },
                "ingr": {
                  "type": "array",
                  "items": {
                    "type": "string"
                  }
                },
                "url": {
                  "type": "string"
                },
                "summary": {
                  "type": "string"
                },
                "yield": {
                  "type": "string"
                },
                "time": {
                  "type": "string"
                },
                "img": {
                  "type": "string"
                },
                "prep": {
                  "type": "string"
                }
              }
            }
          }
        ],
        "responses": {
          "200": {
            "description": "OK - Recipe object containing number of servings (yield), total calories for the recipe (calories), nutrient content by nutrient type (totalNutrients, totalDaily), diet and health classification (dietLabels, healthLabels)"
          },
          "304": {
            "description": "Not Modified."
          },
          "404": {
            "description": "Not Found - The specified URL was not found or couldn't be retrieved"
          },
          "409": {
            "description": "The provided ETag token does not match the input data"
          },
          "422": {
            "description": "Unprocessable Entity - Couldn't parse the recipe or extract the nutritional info"
          },
          "555": {
            "description": "Recipe with insufficient quality to process correctly"
          }
        }
      }
    },
    "/api/nutrition-data": {
      "get": {
        "tags": [
          "Individual Text Line Analysis"
        ],
        "summary": "<b>Click here to view the documentation</b>",
        "description": "This returns the nutritional analysis for the specified food text by extracting information from a short unstructured food text (usually an ingredient line and returns the following structured data for the text: quantity, measure and food,) and if available: diet, health and allergen labels for the text.  With the built in food logging feature, this allows for change of context. For example, “rice” will normally be matched to raw rice while, with the food logging feature on, it will match to ready to eat ‘cooked rice.’   <b>Access Point:</b> https://api.edamam.com/api/nutrition-data",
        "parameters": [
          {
            "name": "app_id",
            "in": "query",
            "x-data-threescale-name": "app_ids",
            "description": "App ID from your dashboard.",
            "required": true,
            "type": "string"
          },
          {
            "name": "app_key",
            "in": "query",
            "x-data-threescale-name": "app_keys",
            "description": "App key from your dashboard.",
            "required": true,
            "type": "string"
          },
          {
            "name": "nutrition-type",
            "in": "query",
            "description": "Select between the cooking and food logging processor.",
            "type": "string",
            "default": "cooking",
            "enum": [
              "cooking",
              "logging"
            ]
          },
          {
            "name": "ingr",
            "in": "query",
            "description": "The ingredient.",
            "required": true,
            "type": "string"
          },
          {
            "name": "If-None-Match",
            "in": "header",
            "description": "First, each successfully processed recipe will also return a tag in the ETag response header. This value must be preserved together with the recipe. Then, when resubmitting the recipe, you should include the value in the 'If-None-Match' request header.",
            "type": "string"
          }
        ],
        "responses": {
          "200": {
            "description": "OK - Recipe object containing: number of servings (yield), total calories for the recipe (calories), nutrient content by nutrient type (totalNutrients, totalDaily), and diet and health classifications (dietLabels, healthLabels)"
          },
          "304": {
            "description": "Not Modified"
          },
          "404": {
            "description": "Not Found - The specified URL was not found or couldn't be retrieved"
          },
          "409": {
            "description": "The provided ETag token does not match the input data"
          },
          "422": {
            "description": "Unprocessable Entity - Couldn't parse the recipe or extract the nutritional info"
          },
          "555": {
            "description": "Recipe with insufficient quality to process correctly"
          }
        }
      }
    }
  }
}
				
			

SDK

There are SDKs accessible to help the development of your platform, simply email for them and they should be sent. Next use the filter attributes to filter the required output for you and with the recipe nutrition API response in JSON your project is clear to develop.

Nutrition Analysis API pricing

Before determining to buy API access you may ask for trials and samples of the nutrition analysis data. Email to inquire into the trial access and you will be able to experiment with the API. It will not be unlimited access but it is sufficient to test the API platform.

Price and cost of API

The API developed by Edamam is accessible monthly from $49 with secure payment and immediate access to get data.
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