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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. Nutrient Data Laboratory

Look up the amount of calories, fat, protein, vitamins, minerals and more contained in foods using the USDA's on-line searchable database. This database allows you to search the National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference and the Branded Food Products Database from one location.

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.