Product Database

General Overview

..: This option makes it possible to consult the product database as a Food Composition Table.

..: There are different data sources for this database:

  • foods from the Canadian Nutrient File (CNF) are identified by the Canada’s flag icon
  • foods from the National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference (USDA) are identified by the United States' flag icon
  • foods from the French Food CompositionTable (CIQUAL) are identified by the France' flag icon
  • foods from the Tanzania Food CompositionTables are identified by the Tanzania' flag icon; 
  • foods from the WorldFood2 (INFOODS) are identified by the globe icon
  • lfoods from the database of industrial ingredients are identified by the erlenmeyer icon
  • foods added locally are identified by personal icon

..: o find a food, you can search:

  • by alphabetical order,
  • by food group or
  • by keyword: to launch a research, press the research key.

..:  To add a product, select [Create].

..:  To delete a product, select [Delete].

..:  To modify a product, select [Modify].

..:  To duplicate a product, select [Copy].

Note–It is possible to modify or delete only foods that are from the local file.

..:  If necessary, you can save a copy of a database item by selecting [Save]. You can then save your document anywhere (.nut file).

..:  If necessary, you can open a copy of a database item already saved by selecting [Open]. You can then recover your document where it had been previously save through this software module.