Food Processor Nutrition Analysis Software

Diet & Nutrition Analysis Software

Food Processor Nutrition Analysis Software

ESHA's Food Processor® Nutrition Analysis software combines an extensive and meticulously researched food and ingredient database with an uncluttered, easy-to-use interface for accurate and comprehensive nutrition analysis. For more than 30 years, Nutritionists, Dietitians, Restaurants, and Educational Facilities have used the Food Processor Analysis tool to analyze menus, diets, foods, recipes, and even fitness needs of their clients.

With ESHA’s robust nutrition database at its core, the Food Processor program is a powerful tool for nutrition analysis, diet and exercise tracking, and menu planning. Click here to watch an overview of the Food Processor program.  

Robust Reporting Features

  • View and print numerous professional reports for clients, diets, menus, and recipes.
  • Extract these reports in various formats such as CSV, RTF, PDF etc.
  • MyPlate report, spreadsheet reports, single nutrient report, and more.

Extensive Database

  • An extensively researched food and nutrition database of more than 100,000 foods and food items including popular foods, restaurant items, ingredients, and recipes.
  • Analysis for 172 nutritional components, including mandatory and voluntary label nutrients, amino acids, diabetic exchanges, and MyPlate food groups.
  • The exercise database contains 933 individual activities and reports METs.

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Nutrition Analysis SoftwareDiet & Exercise Tracking & Analysis

  • Instantly compare client dietary intake against recommended nutrient standards.
  • Quickly see analysis results and accurately evaluate dietary intake for your clients.
  • Build an exercise program and track MET’s.
  • Exercise tracking includes exercise information from the American College of Sports Medicine.

Client Management

  • Create nutrient profiles, monitor and track exercise, weight goals, and more.
  • Track variable traits including age, weight, height, gender, and activity level.
  • Log medications, contact info, allergies, chart notes, etc.
  • Enter recommendations for weight gain or loss and special dietary needs. Calories and calorie-dependent nutrients are quickly and automatically recalculated based on recommendations entered.
  • With the FoodProdigy Client Diet Tracker, your clients can enter and track their daily intakes and exercise activities from anywhere an Internet connection is available.

FoodProdigy Client Diet Tracker

FoodProdigy™ is the online companion to the Food Processor. FoodProdigy lets your clients conveniently and immediately document their daily dietary intakes and activities from their personal computer rather than relying on memory or keeping a journal by hand. You, in turn, have an accurate record, free of transcription errors. This saves you time entering data, thereby increasing the time you have available for diet assessment and counseling of clients and patients.

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  • Automatic dietary intake and activity analysis.
  • Data entry and search functions are similar to the Food Processor.
  • Clients can add new foods to the database as needed.
  • Dietary intake can be organized by day and/or meal. Analysis can be done per unit (day or meal) or averaged over a number of days.
  • Exercise tracking is based on METs and includes exercise information from the American College of Sports Medicine.
  • Your client can create a file of frequently used items and add custom foods.
  • Search results are sorted by best match.
  • It’s free. If you already have the Food Processor program and are current on your Software Maintenance & Support, you and your clients can start using FoodProdigy today.

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Recipe Analysis Software

Recipe Creation & Analysis

  • Eliminate hand calculations for your recipes and formulas.
  • Calculate recipe yield and cost.
  • Enter preparation instructions and notes for consistency.
  • Assign cost data to each ingredient to automatically calculate the Recipe cost.
  • Quickly add HACCP rules to your recipe. Any HACCP rules you add to the Recipe can be printed with the Recipe.
  • Easily scale the recipe’s ingredient amounts to make the Recipe for a different number of servings.

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Menu Planning Software

Menu Planning Module

Food Processor Menu Planning Module is an add-on feature ideal for hospital clinics, nursing homes, and school cafeterias.

  • Create menu plans from frequently used foods and recipes.
  • Quickly analyze menus and meals for nutritional value.
  • Build menu templates around the nutritional standards that match your populations dietary needs.
  • Modify the menu analysis to view adjusted averages within your collections.
  • Choose from generic DRI or specific client nutrient profiles for comparative analysis.
  • Use the cycle option to see a week (or other range of days) at a glance.
  • Organize by foods by meal (Breakfast, Brunch, etc.) and category (Juices, Entrées, etc.)

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License TypeHosted SubscriptionOn-premises SubscriptionAcademic
Technical Platform
Web browser
Install on a desktop or server
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Available on-premises or as a hosted solution.
Available Add-on Modules
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Menu Planning Module
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Menu Planning Module
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Menu Planning Module


Software Maintenance & Support

ESHA’s Software Maintenance & Support program is the best way to maximize your software investment. This excellent value includes top-level access to ESHA's technical support, customer service, database researchers, dietitians, and others knowledgeable about the work that you do. Active support members also receive software updates as they are released.  

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. PST
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Knowledge Base

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