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What's In Food

Get the facts on carbs and other nutrients. Find resources on the macronutrients in your diet - carbohydrates, proteins, fats, and fiber:
USDA. Agricultural Research Service

FoodData Central is USDA’s new Food and Nutrient Data System. Multiple datasets—including the Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies (FNDDS), SR Legacy, and the USDA Branded Food Products Database—have been transitioned to FoodData Central which also includes expanded nutrient content information never before available as well as links to diverse data sources that offer related agricultural, food, health, dietary supplement, and other information.

Find out about food additives...what they are, what they contribute to foods, how they are regulated, and how to identify them in the foods you eat.

Learn more about phytonutrients and how they play a role in your overall health. Vegetables and fruits are rich sources of phytonutrients, including antioxidants.

Learn more about salt and sodium in your diet and how it affects your health. Find resources and tips for reducing the amount in your diet, yet keeping the flavor.

Get the facts on vitamins and minerals, from A to Z.

HHS. Food and Drug Administration

Download and print these charts which show nutrition information for the 20 most frequently consumed raw fruits, vegetables, and fish in the United States.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Find links to International food composition resources, including those from Asia, Africa, Canada, Caribbean, United States, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.