Food Nutrition Lookup - Alexa Skill

Food Nutrition Lookup

VENU PARIPELLY

7 ReviewsFood & Drink


Or say "Alexa, enable Food Nutrition Lookup"

This skill provides Calories information for food items.

This skill brings you Calories information for 900+ commonly consumed food items in US (according to USDA). Users can ask Alexa about any food item and this skill will provide you Calories per 100 grams of food. The value expressed in Large food Calories(also known as kilocalories). Data derived from USDA database. Sample utterances syntax: - Alexa, ask Nutri Lookup about <food item> - Alexa, ask Nutri Lookup about <food item> in <food product group> - Alexa, ask Nutri Lookup about <food item> from <food product group> - Alexa, ask Nutri Lookup how many calories are in <food item> Here are few examples: Alexa, ask Nutri Lookup about blackberry juice Alexa, ask Nutri Lookup about cereals quaker Alexa, ask Nutri Lookup how many calories are in bread wheat Examples with food group: Alexa, ask Nutri Lookup about apples raw in fruit products Alexa, ask Nutri Lookup how many calories are in bread wheat from Baked products Tip: It is always better to provide food product group to get better results. Here are the food product groups supported. You can mention just first word from this list. Ex: Baked products, Dairy products. - American Indian Alaska Native Foods - Baby Foods - Baked - Beef - Beverages - Breakfast Cereals - Cereal Grains and Pasta - Dairy and Egg - Fast Foods - Fats and Oils - Finfish and Shellfish - Fruits and Fruit Juices - Lamb, Veal, and Game - Legumes and Legume - Meals, Entrees, and Side Dishes - Nut and Seed - Restaurant Foods - Sausages and Luncheon Meats - Soups, Sauces, and Gravies - Spices and Herbs - Vegetables and Vegetable - Pork - Poultry - Snacks - Sweets Experimental feature: If you can't find food item, this skill also can prvoide Calories information directly from USDA database. That database has around 8500+ food items. You can add "from USDA" at the end of the phrase. This feature may not work always as there is restriction of number of API calls made per hour. Examples: - Alexa, ask Nutri Lookup about apples raw from USDA - Alexa, ask Nutri Lookup about butter salted from USDA - Alexa, ask Nutri Lookup about oranges raw in fruit products from USDA - Alexa, ask Nutri Lookup how many calories are in bread wheat in Baked products from USDA Sample food items can be found at: https://github.com/venuparipelly/foodie/blob/master/food_samples


Invocation Name

nutri lookup

Interaction Examples

Alexa, ask Nutri Lookup about apples raw
Alexa, ask Nutri Lookup about butter salted from dairy products
Alexa, ask Nutri Lookup how many calories are in oranges

Release Date

May 27th 2016