Tag Archives: Nutrition Database

How Ingredient Search Results are Returned

Both the Genesis R&D Food and Food Processor programs come with an extensive nutrition database populated with more than 72,000 foods. Additionally, users can add an unlimited number of foods and ingredients. Given the sheer size of the database, you might want to learn how to narrow your list of food/ingredient results when creating a recipe....
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Best Practices for Database Naming Conventions

Defining naming conventions for your database can help keep your database organized and allow you to quickly filter and identify your Ingredients and Recipes. This post walks through best practices and tips for creating your own naming convention.

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Yield Options in the ESHA Database: Choosing Cooked vs Raw

Customers often ask the question, "How do I enter the correct weight of meat when my recipe refers to a beginning raw weight, but my nutritionals need to show cooked meat values?" The ESHA database includes yield options for many USDA and Canadian Nutrient File items that allow you to enter a beginning raw weight, but...
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Creating New Groups in the ESHA Database

Using Groups is an efficient way to organize your data and records. The ESHA database comes pre-populated with a list of common food groups and characteristics you can associate your records with. In addition, you can add your own Groups to the ESHA Database to help facilitate organization and ease of searching. Check out our blog post...
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