Comprehensive Resources

Nutrient Data Laboratory logo USDA National Nutrient Database Online Search

USDA. ARS. Nutrient Data Laboratory.

Look up the nutrient value of nearly 8,000 foods in USDA's online searchable databse.


Nutritive Value of Foods, Home and Garden Bulletin No. 72 (HG-72)

USDA. ARS. Nutrient Data Laboratory.

See how much water, calories, protein, fat and some vitamins and minerals, expressed in terms of household units, are in some of commonly used foods. This older resource (2002) is still often requested.


USDA Nutrient Lists -Reports by Nutrients

USDA. ARS. Nutrient Data Laboratory.

The Nutrient Data Laboratory has integrated their Nutrient Lists, previously available here as PDF reports, into their online search program. You can select up to three nutrients for your report from a long list of nutrients, including protein, fat, energy (calories) carbohydrate, fiber, sugar, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin K, vitamin C, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, folate, cholesterol, fatty acids, various phytonutrients and antioxidants, and more.


Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Fact Sheets

DHHS. NIH. Office of Dietary Supplements.

Fact sheets provide responsible information on vitamins and minerals, including calcium, chromium, folate, iron, magnesium, selenium, zinc, and vitamins A, B6, B12, D, E, K.


MedlinePlus: Vitamins

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Also in Spanish.


MedlinePlus: Minerals

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Also in Spanish.