Food Composition Databases

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Food Composition Databases

Post by jimmylegs » Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:36 am

ever notice how there's nutrient info pasted on everything *except* for the whole foods you're meant to be eating most? these resources can help you make sense of all that unlabelled healthy stuff.

Canadian Nutrient File (CNF) - Search by food
https://food-nutrition.canada.ca/cnf-fce/index-eng.jsp

Canadian Nutrient File (CNF) - Search by nutrient
https://food-nutrition.canada.ca/cnf-fc ... Aliment.do


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International Network of Food Data Systems (INFOODS)
European food composition tables
http://www.fao.org/infoods/infoods/tabl ... europe/en/


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USDA Food Composition Databases
https://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/

This Web site allows you to search the following USDA Food Composition Databases from one location:
  • USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release, April 2018
    USDA Branded Food Products Database
You can search the database by food item, food group, or manufacturer's name to find the nutrient information for your food items. You can also generate lists of foods sorted by nutrient content. In addition, data from the following Special Interest Databases will be shown along with the corresponding food items from the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference:
  • Flavonoids, Release 3.3, March 2018)
    Isoflavones, Release 2.1, November 2015
    Proanthocyanidins, Release 2.1, March 2018
start search: https://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/search/list
take control of your own health
pursue optimal self care at least as actively as a diagnosis
ask for referrals to preventive health care specialists eg dietitians
don't let suboptimal self care muddy any underlying diagnostic picture!

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