USDA Nutrient Directory

US Department of Agriculture Offers Online Nutrient Directory

Researchers with the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Nutrient Data Laboratory (NDL) recently launched an online directory for users to look up the amount of a specified nutrient within any one of 1,147 food items.

To aid consumers, data in the new online directory are served up by commonly consumed portion sizes. To access the database, click on the URL listed below and click on "Reports by Single Nutrients"--the link is on the left about 10 lines from the top.

US Agriculture Dept.

LINK to food composition information

Nutrition Facts about 25 Foods

LINK to Dr. Mercola's site

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