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Nutritionix API v1.1 Documentation

Quick Start:

We recommend you install the JSONView Chrome Extension to format the JSON response, then paste this example query into your Chrome address bar:,brand_name,item_id,nf_calories&appId=APPID&appKey=APPKEY

NOTE: Make sure to replace the APPID and APPKEY with your actual APP ID and KEY from your Access Details page.

List of API Fields

All of our available API fields are documented in this master spreadsheet.

Attribution required

Any interface in which you reference data from Nutritionix must be given proper attribution. Here are two examples of proper attribution:

Option #1: Text Link
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Option #2: Graphic Link

We reserve the right to deactivate developer keys if it is discovered that proper attribution is not being used.