Food Processor

The Food Processor nutrition and fitness software marries an extensive and meticulously-researched nutrition information database with an uncluttered, easy-to-use interface for accurate, comprehensive nutrition analysis. For more than 25 years, dietitians, nutritionists, and other healthcare professionals all over the world have trusted The Food Processor to help them assess their clients' diet and fitness needs. The Food Processor also includes FoodProdigy online companion

This product is used by:


  • Quickly see analysis results and accurately evaluate dietary intake for your clients.
  • Eliminate hand calculations. 
  • Build Recipes to instantly see nutrient values.
  • Export data to website.
  • Easily access HACCP guidelines for the foods used.
  • Create virtual ‘what-if’ scenarios.
  • Format results in a variety of reports.
  • Build an exercise program.
  • Calculate METs.


All purchases of The Food Processor include access to The FoodProdigy online companion.

  • This animated overview (link to tutorial) shows you how The Food Processor works. 
  • Diet analysis and recipe planning – Instantly compare client dietary intake against recommended nutrient standards – analyzing for more than 163 nutritional components, including diabetic exchanges and MyPlate group. 
  • Fitness and weight management – Variable traits including age, weight, height, gender and activity level make up the personal profile for which you specify standards. As you enter recommendations for weight gain or loss and special dietary needs, calories and calorie-dependent nutrients are quickly and automatically recalculated. 
  • A nutritional database of more than 50,000 foods, recipes and exercises from a variety of sources. Our behind-the-scenes research team continuously updates the database as new information becomes available. Users can add an unlimited number of new foods and modify existing foods. 
  • Nutrient Search - search for items high or low in a specific nutrient.
  • Advanced client information tools - enter medications, contact info, allergies, chart notes, etc.
  • A wide variety of printable and exportable reports includes a MyPlate report, spreadsheet reports, Nutrition Facts Panel with trans-fat data, single nutrient report, and many, many others
  • Exercise tracking is based on METs and includes exercise information from the American College of Sports Medicine. Our exercise database contains 933 individual activities.
  • Multi-day diet recall – organized by day and/or meal
  • Easy-to-use platform
  • The most up-to-date nutrition information available
  • Unparalleled customer service


P4 processor (2GHz or faster recommended)
Internet Connection required for installation. DVD available on request for additional cost.
Minimum of 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended)
Client OS: Windows 7 (SP1), Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Server OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 (SP1), Windows SBS 2011 (SP1), Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2 (Update1)
SQL Server versions supported: SQL Server 2005, 2008 (including R2), 2012 (including Express versions)
.NET 3.5 (depending on OS), .NET Framework 4.0

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