Nutritive Value Calculation–Dietary Evaluations
..: To find a food, you can search:
- by alphabetical order,
- by group or
- by keyword: to launch a research, press the research key.e.
..: You can choose the database(s) that will be displayed by checking or unchecking the options to the right of the screen.
Canadian Nutrient File (CNF)
National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference (USDA)
French Food Composition Table (CIQUAL)
Tanzania Food Composition Tables
Industrial Ingredients Database
..: You can add items to product database by selecting the addition icon.
..: To select a food, click on a product and, on the right side of the screen, indicate the desired quantity, and then select the desired unit.
..: To select the meal in which this food was eaten, click under the units and make your choice within the elements in the suggested list.
Meals will be sorted according to the order of the meals in this list.
Nota-You can create your own selection by choosing "Modify…".
A window appears: just write the name of the new meal.
..: You can sort the foods according to various parameters: product, quantity and day/meal.
..: You can delete a food from the evaluation.
..: You can copy a food from the evaluation.
..: Selecting this icon will display for each item:
- total quantity (g)
- water content (g)
- protein content (g)
- carbohydrates content (g)
- fat content (g)
..: The possibility to add item to the product database is not always available.
Under administrator access, this option is always available.
Under user access, this option is available only if the appropriate item is selected in the window [Customization] in the top of the screen.
It is important to note that the software will act differently if the user has an administrator access or a user type access.
See also: Settings-Parameters