@ifct2017/descriptions

Names of each food in local languages, including scientific name.

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Names of each food in local languages, including scientific name.

This is part of package ifct2017.
Online database: ifct2017.github.io.


const descriptions = require('@ifct2017/descriptions');
// descriptions(query)
// → matches [{code, name, scie, desc}]


await descriptions.load();
/// Load corpus first

descriptions('pineapple');
descriptions('ananas comosus');
// [ { code: 'E053',
//     name: 'Pineapple',
//     scie: 'Ananas comosus',
//     desc: 'A. Ahnaros; B. Anarasa; G. Anenas; H. Ananas; Kan. Ananas; Kash. Punchitipul; Kh. Soh trun; Kon. Anas; Mal. Kayirha chakka; M. Kihom Ananas; O. Sapuri; P. Ananas; Tam. Annasi pazham; Tel. Anasa pandu; U. Ananas.' } ]

descriptions('tell me about cow milk.');
descriptions('gai ka doodh details.');
// [ { code: 'L002',
//     name: 'Milk, Cow',
//     scie: '',
//     desc: 'A. Garoor gakhir; B. Doodh (garu); G. Gai nu dhudh; H. Gai ka doodh; Kan. Hasuvina halu; Kash. Doodh; Kh. Dud masi; M. San Sanghom; Mar. Doodh (gay); O. Gai dudha; P. Gaan da doodh; S. Gow kshiram; Tam. Pasumpaal; Tel. Aavu paalu.' } ]
// Additional methods:
descriptions.load() // → corpus (promise)
descriptions.sql([table], [options]) // → sql statements (promise)
descriptions.csv() // → path of csv file


Data was obtained from the book Indian Food Composition Tables 2017.
Food composition values were measured by National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad.
Take a peek at the raw data here: Document, Webpage.

If you find any bugs or have a feature request, please open an issue on github!

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