"This course aims to increase knowledge on food composition data. It is for anyone working with food composition and dietary data. It consists of 14 lessons, ranging from approximately 25 to 65 minutes, grouped into 5 units."
"The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations International Network of Food Data Systems’ directory of databases from around the world. Includes databases from Asia, Africa, Canada, Caribbean, United States, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, and Oceania, as well as a set of international databases."
Part of Euromonitor's Passport GMID, Passport Nutrition is a "a first-of-its-kind database examining the total amount of nutrients purchased through packaged food and soft drink products worldwide". To access Passport Nutrition, on the top of the main page, select "Industries >Nutrition.” Data on fresh food and alcoholic beverages is also available.
"Allows you to search the following USDA Food Composition Databases from one location:
- USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference
- USDA Branded Food Products Database
You can search the database by food item, food group, or manufacturer's name to find the nutrient information for your food items. You can also generate lists of foods sorted by nutrient content."
"The mission of the Food Surveys Research Group is to monitor and assess food consumption and related behavior of the U.S. population by conducting surveys and providing the resulting information for food and nutrition-related programs and public policy decisions."
A program of studies designed to assess the health and nutritional status of adults and children in the United States. The survey is unique in that it combines interviews and physical examinations. Coordinated by the National Center for Health Statistics of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Nutrition Landscape Information System (NLIS) is web-based tool provides nutrition and nutrition-related health and development data in the form of automated country profiles and user-defined downloadable data. Produced by the World Health Organization.
What We Eat in America (WWEIA) represents the integration of two nationwide surveys - USDA's Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals (CSFII) and HHS' NHANES. Under the integrated framework, DHHS is responsible for the sample design and data collection. USDA is responsible for the survey's dietary data collection methodology, development and maintenance of the food and nutrient databases used to code and process the data, and data review and processing.