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Great site for food nutrition, vitamins minerals, etc.

Postby tzootsi » Wed Mar 02, 2011 8:20 am

In case anyone is interested, this is the best website I've come across for analyzing foods as far as vitamins, minerals, omegas, fats, etc etc. Some very interesting data. Just type in ANY food at the top.
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Postby jimmylegs » Wed Mar 02, 2011 8:35 am

which?
READ ME key info on nutrient targets - www.thisisms.com/ftopict-2489.html
my approach: no meds so far - just nutrient-dense anti-inflammatory whole foods, and supplements where needed
info: www.whfoods.com, www.nutritiondata.com
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Postby tzootsi » Wed Mar 02, 2011 9:42 am

Yikes! I'm really loosing it! Here it is:

http://nutritiondata.self.com/
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Postby jimmylegs » Wed Mar 02, 2011 10:27 am

yea i figured it would be that one (see my sig links, same thing but they've added self now. it still redirects if you use the old version below)
it's so awesome. especially the ones that tell you inflammation factor etc. gold star!!
READ ME key info on nutrient targets - www.thisisms.com/ftopict-2489.html
my approach: no meds so far - just nutrient-dense anti-inflammatory whole foods, and supplements where needed
info: www.whfoods.com, www.nutritiondata.com
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Postby jimmylegs » Wed Mar 02, 2011 11:52 am

t, i started on this yesterday now it's finished and posted in regimens:
http://www.thisisms.com/ftopicp-155699.html#155699
READ ME key info on nutrient targets - www.thisisms.com/ftopict-2489.html
my approach: no meds so far - just nutrient-dense anti-inflammatory whole foods, and supplements where needed
info: www.whfoods.com, www.nutritiondata.com
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Postby zinamaria » Fri Mar 11, 2011 6:30 pm

tootzi, thanks for this thread, great info!
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Food Information Sites

Postby jimmylegs » Sun Jul 17, 2011 4:03 pm

To start the list, here are my two favourite sites for detailed food information.

www.nutritiondata.com
"Nutrition Data's continuing goal is to provide the most accurate and comprehensive nutrition analysis available, and to make it accessible and understandable to all.
The information in Nutrition Data's database comes from the USDA's National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference and is supplemented by listings provided by restaurants and food manufacturers. The source for each individual food item is listed in the footnotes of that food's Nutrition Facts page."

the basic food search provides awesome detail. note especially the inflammation factor rating available for each food and the fact that there is a drop down menu for selecting serving sizes. individuals with inflammatory conditions should aim for a score of +200 each day.

i also enjoy the nutrient search tool:
http://nutritiondata.self.com/tools/nutrient-search

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www.whfoods.com
"Our only purpose is to help you discover the many joys and benefits of healthy eating. We believe that the Foundation's independent perspective can help provide clear and easy-to-understand knowledge on how people of all ages and backgrounds can achieve and maintain their optimum physical, mental and emotional health and well-being."

worlds healthiest foods is a great site for sure, but the search function sucks. to save yourself time, you can use google instead, eg put this into a google search field:

spinach whfoods

and then you get pointed right to the relevant page of their site:
http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tnam ... ce&dbid=43

enjoy!
READ ME key info on nutrient targets - www.thisisms.com/ftopict-2489.html
my approach: no meds so far - just nutrient-dense anti-inflammatory whole foods, and supplements where needed
info: www.whfoods.com, www.nutritiondata.com
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Re: site specific searching

Postby NHE » Sun Jul 17, 2011 5:36 pm

jimmylegs wrote:worlds healthiest foods is a great site for sure, but the search function sucks. to save yourself time, you can use google instead, eg put this into a google search field:

spinach whfoods

and then you get pointed right to the relevant page of their site:
http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tnam ... ce&dbid=43


You can limit your Google searches to a specific site by using the following syntax...

site:whfoods.com spinach



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fightmswithfood.com /LEAP MRT food sensitivity testing

Postby Selmahope » Sun Oct 02, 2011 11:17 am

fyi-- if anyone has done LEAP/MRT food sensitivity testing- please post your comments. I keep running into LEAP MRT testing locally and on the internet.

http://www.fightmswithfood.com/
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