A Ruby Gem for FatSecret API
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README.md

FatSecret Gem

Introduction

Access nutritional information from FatSecret. You need to register with FatSecret to get a key and secret. At the moment you can search for food and get its nutritional information, however FatSecret provides much more then that, which has not been implemented in this gem.

Installation

If you are using bundler, you put this in your Gemfile:

source :rubygems
gem 'fatsecret-api'

Then run bundle install

Useage

To use it tell the gem your authentication details:

require 'fatsecret'
FatSecret.init(FATSECRET_KEY,FATSECRET_SECRET)

Search for food, use the following:

FatSecret.search_food('milk')

To get nutritional information for food you found through food search, you have to provide the food method with the food id:

FatSecret.food(800)

Search for Recipe:

FatSecret.search_recipes('chicken',50)

Get a particular recipe if you know its id:

FatSecret.recipe(84411)

CONTRIBUTIONS

Any contributions to improve this gem are welcome.