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FoodData Central Data Type Documentation

These links provide documentation for the following data types:

Note: Detailed documentation for FNDDS 2011-2012 provides extensive description that also applies to FNDDS 2013-2014. In addition, the Food Surveys Research Group website provides documentation for FNDDS 2015-2016 (PDF – 2.2MB) and earlier FNDDS releases. In the future, the 2015-2016 and early releases of FNDDS will be available on FoodData Central.

For more information about each of the different types of data in FoodData Central, see the FAQ page.