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FoodData Central Future Updates

The following Foundation Foods are planned for the October 2022 release of FoodData Central. Food selection is based on highly consumed basic foods and ingredients (as reported in What We Eat in America, NHANES) that are not reported in Foundation Foods.

  • Fresh Fruits (including cranberries, red cherries, and pineapple)
  • Fresh Vegetables
    • Cabbages (including green and red cabbage)
    • Potatoes without skin (including red, russet, and Yukon Gold)
    • Lettuce (including green leaf, iceberg, red leaf, and romaine lettuce)
    • Squash (including yellow and zucchini squash)
    • Selection of other fresh vegetables (including celery, cucumber, and green beans)
  • Grains
    • Oats (including rolled and steel cut)
  • Nuts (including pecans, walnuts, almonds, pine nuts)
  • Dairy
    • Cottage Cheese, full fat
    • Cream Cheese, full fat, block form
    • Heavy Cream
    • Sour Cream, full fat