Nutrition Explorer


Are you on a special diet? Just want to eat healthy? Want to know how much potassium is in a banana without reading 10 books?Answer these questions and more with your Android phone. Nutrition Explorer’s database has 583,957 nutrition elements associated with 7,906 food items. Generate a Food Facts label, list a detailed nutrition list, and read any associated LanguaL Factors and Footnotes.Do you like sushi? There are 102 entries for ‘raw’ in Finfish and Shellfish. Wat’s for breakfast? There are 14 food entries for high potassium, low sodium, and sugar free in Breakfast Cereals. Vegetarian? There are 118 high protein entries in Legume and Legume Products. What’s in an energy drink? There are 10 entries in Beverages. Ordering Chinese? Kung Pao Chickent has 2428 milligrams of sodium, a full days intake.Nutrition Explorer puts the definitive nutrition database in your hand. Download and search the entire USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 24.The Details:Nutrition Explorer downloads an Android compatible version of the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 24. The downloaded database includes the October 2011 updates.To search the database, you can select All Food Groups or any one of the 25 Food Groups; enter up to four search strings to scan food descriptions; filter for high and low nutrient content; and require an association with Footnotes, LanguaL Factors, or a Key Food. All search criteria are optional.Searching the database generates the Food Description List. The entries in the list consist of two parts. The first is the highlighted Food Description prefixed by the National Database Number (NDB). The NDB is a unique identifier for the Food Description. The NDB number is not part of the description. The NDB is provided to assist if you query the USDA online database.The second part of the Food Description entry is an information section. Scientific names, amounts of refuse, and refuse descriptions display when available.From the Food Description list, you can select a generic Food Facts label, two versions of a detailed Nutrition List, a LanguaL Factors list, and a Footnote list.The label and the Nutrition Lists access thee WEIGHT table. The table supplies additional weights common to a specific food description. The weight information is based on the household measures for the food item (for example, 1 cup, 1 tablespoon, 1 fruit, 1 leg). Weights are given for edible material without refuse, that is, the weight of an apple without the core or stem, or a chicken leg without the bone, and so forth. Tapping on the description in Label or the Nutrition List will display Recalculate Menu.All of the major screens have Help and About. Help is a quick reference for the functions available on the screen. The About screens are the product

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