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NutritionInformation

Canonical URL: http://schema.org/NutritionInformation

Thing > Intangible > StructuredValue > NutritionInformation

Nutritional information about the recipe.

Usage: Between 1000 and 10,000 domains
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from NutritionInformation
calories Energy The number of calories.
carbohydrateContent Mass The number of grams of carbohydrates.
cholesterolContent Mass The number of milligrams of cholesterol.
fatContent Mass The number of grams of fat.
fiberContent Mass The number of grams of fiber.
proteinContent Mass The number of grams of protein.
saturatedFatContent Mass The number of grams of saturated fat.
servingSize Text The serving size, in terms of the number of volume or mass.
sodiumContent Mass The number of milligrams of sodium.
sugarContent Mass The number of grams of sugar.
transFatContent Mass The number of grams of trans fat.
unsaturatedFatContent Mass The number of grams of unsaturated fat.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A description of the item.
disambiguatingDescription Text A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.
identifier PropertyValue  or
Text  or
URL 
The identifier property represents any kind of identifier for any kind of Thing, such as ISBNs, GTIN codes, UUIDs etc. Schema.org provides dedicated properties for representing many of these, either as textual strings or as URL (URI) links. See background notes for more details.
image ImageObject  or
URL 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage CreativeWork  or
URL 
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described. See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Wikidata entry, or official website.
subjectOf CreativeWork  or
Event 
A CreativeWork or Event about this Thing..
Inverse property: about.
url URL URL of the item.


Instances of NutritionInformation may appear as values for the following properties

PropertyOn TypesDescription
nutrition MenuItem  or
Recipe 
Nutrition information about the recipe or menu item.


Examples

Example 1
A simple menu example with a single menu section for tacos and a taco menu item.
Note that additional menus are possible for specific languages using the
inLanguage property.
TODO
TODO
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
   "@context":"http://schema.org",
   "@type":"Restaurant",
   "url":"http://www.somerestaurant.com",
   "name":"Some Restaurant",
   "description":"This is the Some Restaurant located on 345 Spear St. San Francisco, 94105 CA. It serves Indian-Mexican fusion cuisine",
   "servesCuisine":[
      "Indian-Mexican Fusion"
   ],
   "menu":{
      "@type":"Menu",
      "hasMenuSection":{
         "@type":"MenuSection",
         "name":"Tacos",
         "description":"Tacos inspired by India cuisine.",
         "image":[
            "https://somerestaurant.com/some_tacos.jpg",
            "https://somerestaurant.com/more_tacos.jpg"
         ],
         "offers":{
            "@type":"Offer",
            "availabilityEnds":"T8:22:00",
            "availabilityStarts":"T8:22:00"
         },
         "hasMenuItem":{
            "@type":"MenuItem",
            "name":"Aloo Gobi Taco",
            "description":"Mexico City-style street corn tortilla taco filled with a flavorful mixture of mildly south Indian spiced cauliflower, potato, tomato, onions and bell peppers.",
            "offers":{
               "@type":"Offer",
               "price":"3.50",
               "priceCurrency":"USD"
            },
            "nutrition":{
               "@type":"NutritionInformation",
               "calories":"170 calories",
               "fatContent":"3 grams",
               "fiberContent":"2 grams",
               "proteinContent":"4 grams"
            },
            "suitableForDiet":"http://schema.org/GlutenFreeDiet"
         }
      },
      "inLanguage":"English"
   }
}
</script>
Example 2
An example of a menu with nested MenuSections.
TODO
TODO
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
   "@context":"http://schema.org",
   "@type":"Restaurant",
   "url":"http://www.thisisarestaurant.com",
   "name":"The Restaurant",
   "image":"http://www.example.com/image-of-some-restaurant.jpg",
   "description":"This is an example restaurant that serves American cuisine.",
   "servesCuisine":[
      "American cuisine"
   ],
   "menu":{
      "@type":"Menu",
      "name":"Dine-In Menu",
      "description":"Menu for in-restaurant dining only.",
      "hasMenuSection":[
         {
            "@type":"MenuSection",
            "name":"Dinner",
            "description":"Dinner dishes",
            "image":"https://thisisarestaurant.com/dinner_dishes.jpg",
            "offers":{
               "@type":"Offer",
               "availabilityEnds":"T8:22:00",
               "availabilityStarts":"T8:22:00"
            },
            "hasMenuSection":[
               {
                  "@type":"MenuSection",
                  "name":"Starters",
                  "description":"Appetizers and such",
                  "image":"https://thisisarestaurant.com/starter_dishes.jpg",
                  "offers":{
                     "@type":"Offer",
                     "availabilityEnds":"T8:22:00",
                     "availabilityStarts":"T8:22:00"
                  },
                  "hasMenuItem":{
                     "@type":"MenuItem",
                     "name":"Potato Skins",
                     "description":"Small serving of stuffed potato skins.",
                     "offers":{
                        "@type":"Offer",
                        "price":"7.49",
                        "priceCurrency":"USD"
                     },
                     "suitableForDiet":"http://schema.org/GlutenFreeDiet"
                  }
               },
               {
                  "@type":"MenuSection",
                  "name":"Soups & Salads",
                  "description":"Salads and a few choices of soup",
                  "image":"https://thisisarestaurant.com/soup_and_salad_dishes.jpg",
                  "offers":{
                     "@type":"Offer",
                     "availabilityEnds":"T8:22:00",
                     "availabilityStarts":"T8:22:00"
                  },
                  "hasMenuItem":{
                     "@type":"MenuItem",
                     "name":"Pea Soup",
                     "description":"Creamy pea soup topped with melted cheese and sourdough croutons.",
                     "offers":{
                        "@type":"Offer",
                        "price":"3.49",
                        "priceCurrency":"USD"
                     }
                  }
               }
            ]
         }
      ]
   }
}
</script>
Example 3
Mom's World Famous Banana Bread
By John Smith, May 8, 2009
<img src="bananabread.jpg" alt="Banana bread on a plate" />
This classic banana bread recipe comes from my mom -- the walnuts add a nice
 texture and flavor to the banana bread.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour
Yield: 1 loaf
Tags: Low fat
Nutrition facts:
240 calories, 9 grams fat
Ingredients:
- 3 or 4 ripe bananas, smashed
- 1 egg
- 3/4 cup of sugar
...
Instructions:
 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Mix in the ingredients in a bowl. Add the
 flour last. Pour the mixture into a loaf pan and bake for one hour.
140 comments:
From Janel, May 5 -- thank you, great recipe!
...
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  <span itemprop="name">Mom's World Famous Banana Bread</span>
  By <span itemprop="author">John Smith</span>,
  <meta itemprop="datePublished" content="2009-05-08">May 8, 2009
  <img itemprop="image" src="bananabread.jpg"
       alt="Banana bread on a plate" />
  <span itemprop="description">This classic banana bread recipe comes
  from my mom -- the walnuts add a nice texture and flavor to the banana
  bread.</span>
  Prep Time: <meta itemprop="prepTime" content="PT15M">15 minutes
  Cook time: <meta itemprop="cookTime" content="PT1H">1 hour
  Yield: <span itemprop="recipeYield">1 loaf</span>
  Tags: <link itemprop="suitableForDiet" href="http://schema.org/LowFatDiet" />Low fat
  <div itemprop="nutrition"
    itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/NutritionInformation">
    Nutrition facts:
    <span itemprop="calories">240 calories</span>,
    <span itemprop="fatContent">9 grams fat</span>
  </div>
  Ingredients:
  - <span itemprop="recipeIngredient">3 or 4 ripe bananas, smashed</span>
  - <span itemprop="recipeIngredient">1 egg</span>
  - <span itemprop="recipeIngredient">3/4 cup of sugar</span>
  ...
  Instructions:
  <span itemprop="recipeInstructions">
  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Mix in the ingredients in a bowl. Add
  the flour last. Pour the mixture into a loaf pan and bake for one hour.
  </span>
  140 comments:
  <div itemprop="interactionStatistic" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/InteractionCounter">
    <meta itemprop="interactionType" content="http://schema.org/CommentAction" />
    <meta itemprop="userInteractionCount" content="140" />
  </div>
  From Janel, May 5 -- thank you, great recipe!
  ...
</div>
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  <span property="name">Mom's World Famous Banana Bread</span>
  By <span property="author">John Smith</span>,
  <meta property="datePublished" content="2009-05-08">May 8, 2009
  <img property="image" src="bananabread.jpg"
    alt="Banana bread on a plate" />
  <span property="description">This classic banana bread recipe comes
  from my mom -- the walnuts add a nice texture and flavor to the banana
  bread.</span>
  Prep Time: <meta property="prepTime" content="PT15M">15 minutes
  Cook time: <meta property="cookTime" content="PT1H">1 hour
  Yield: <span property="recipeYield">1 loaf</span>
  Tags: <link property="suitableForDiet" href="http://schema.org/LowFatDiet" />Low Fat
  <div property="nutrition" typeof="NutritionInformation">
    Nutrition facts:
    <span property="calories">240 calories</span>,
    <span property="fatContent">9 grams fat</span>
  </div>
  Ingredients:
  - <span property="recipeIngredient">3 or 4 ripe bananas, smashed</span>
  - <span property="recipeIngredient">1 egg</span>
  - <span property="recipeIngredient">3/4 cup of sugar</span>
  ...
  Instructions:
  <span property="recipeInstructions">
  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Mix in the ingredients in a bowl. Add
  the flour last. Pour the mixture into a loaf pan and bake for one hour.
  </span>
  140 comments:
  <div property="interactionStatistic" typeof="InteractionCounter">
    <meta property="interactionType" content="http://schema.org/CommentAction" />
    <meta property="userInteractionCount" content="140" />
  </div>
  From Janel, May 5 -- thank you, great recipe!
  ...
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context": "http://schema.org",
  "@type": "Recipe",
  "author": "John Smith",
  "cookTime": "PT1H",
  "datePublished": "2009-05-08",
  "description": "This classic banana bread recipe comes from my mom -- the walnuts add a nice texture and flavor to the banana bread.",
  "image": "bananabread.jpg",
  "recipeIngredient": [
    "3 or 4 ripe bananas, smashed",
    "1 egg",
    "3/4 cup of sugar"
  ],
  "interactionStatistic": {
    "@type": "InteractionCounter",
    "interactionType": "http://schema.org/Comment",
    "userInteractionCount": "140"
  },
  "name": "Mom's World Famous Banana Bread",
  "nutrition": {
    "@type": "NutritionInformation",
    "calories": "240 calories",
    "fatContent": "9 grams fat"
  },
  "prepTime": "PT15M",
  "recipeInstructions": "Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Mix in the ingredients in a bowl. Add the flour last. Pour the mixture into a loaf pan and bake for one hour.",
  "recipeYield": "1 loaf",
  "suitableForDiet": "http://schema.org/LowFatDiet"
}
</script>

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