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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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First version of redesigned USDA food coding and processing database.

Applied to WWEIA, NHANES 2001-2002.

Contains data for food energy and 60 nutrients/food components ( see list).

Underlying food composition data are from the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference 16-1.

Suggested Citation:  USDA Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies, 1.0. 2004. Beltsville, MD: Agricultural Research Service, Food Surveys Research Group.

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Click hereto download What’s in the Foods You Eat Search Tool1.0to your PC. You can view food descriptions, food codes, portion sizes and nutrient profiles for foods in FNDDS 1.0. Other versions of the search tool are also available from the linked page.

Last Modified: 10/23/2013
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