Nutrientbook for macOS

Nutrientbook is everything you need in a micronutrient calculator.

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Search over 14,000 foods from 4 national databases.

Compare and sort foods by more than 120 nutrients.

Calculate the micronutrient content of your meals.

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Search over 14,000 foods from the U.S., U.K., Canadian, and Danish databases, all in a single app.

Searching for a food in Nutrientbook.

Sorting by nutrient in Nutrientbook.

Compare and sort foods by more than 120 nutrients.

View over 750,000 measurements of more than 120 nutrients, including essential and non-essential nutrients, in a spreadsheet format.

Calculate the micronutrient profile of your day of eating.

Enter what you eat in a day and the calculator automatically tallies the total micronutrient content.

Calculate a micronutrient profile in Nutrientbook.

Diet agnostic.

Select only the food groups you like, ignore the rest.

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No subscription, no in-app purchases, no ads, no data collection. None of that.

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The free trial includes 4,000 foods and is unlimited in time.

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  • 16 MB


  • Apple silicon (M1, M2, M3) and macOS 11 (Big Sur) or later; or
  • Intel processor and OS X 10.12 or later.

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Version 1.8

  • New:
    • Data for sugars (fructose, glucose, etc.);
    • Save the nutrient analysis as an image (Control-click, Save Image As...);
    • Ability to copy tables (Control-click, Copy Table);
    • Canadian database now includes French food names when available;
    • Support for French language localization;
    • New icon;

Version 1.7

  • New: Data for heavy metals.

Version 1.6

  • New:
    • Data for cholesterol.
  • Improved:
    • Added an option "Keep Selection Between Tabs" in the View menu. This keeps the same food highlighted when switching between nutrient tabs.
    • A few nuts and seeds were in the wrong food group (fruits).

Version 1.5

  • New:
    • Support for Apple silicon (M1).
  • Improved:
    • Data for the trace minerals boron, chromium, cobalt, molybdenum, nickel, and silicon.

Version 1.4

  • New:
    • Danish food database (1,000+ new foods).
  • Improved:
    • Website moved to

Version 1.3

  • New:
    • Recommendations for water and fiber.
  • Improved:
    • Support for international numerical notation ("1 234,5" versus "1,234.5") for some languages/countries.

Version 1.2

  • New:
    • Save the nutrient analysis. Go to File → Save As... Then edit/print from your text editor (Apple's Pages app recommended).
    • Data for more carotenoids.
  • Improved:
    • Fixed the transition from light to dark mode.

Version 1.1

  • New:
    • Data for caffeine and theobromine;
    • Scientific names, when available. For example, search for "brassica";
  • Improved:
    • Support for British and Canadian English;

Version 0.9.14

  • Add support for macOS 11 Big Sur.
  • Fix crash at launch.

Version 0.9

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