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FoodData Central Related Resources


Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database - The Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database (DSID) provides chemical analysis of nationally representative dietary supplement products and estimated levels of ingredients in dietary supplement products sold in the United States.

Dietary Supplement Label Database - The National Institutes of Health's Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD) includes current and historical label information from products marketed in the U.S.

Food Patterns Equivalents Database – The Food Patterns Equivalents Database (FPED) converts the foods and beverages in the Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies to the 37 USDA Food Patterns components.

Child Nutrition Database - The Child Nutrition Database (CNDB) is a required part of the nutrient analysis software approved by USDA for use in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program.

Ready-to-use Military Items Database – The Ready-to-use items database lists individually packaged and bulk menu items pre-coded with Go for Green and sodium codes.

Database for the Iodine Content of Common Foods – A special interest database to provide iodine amounts in foods to estimate iodine intake in the U.S.

Database for the Purine Content of Foods – A special interest database to provide purine amounts in foods to estimate purine intake in the U.S.

Standard Reference Releases 11-28 – An archive of the Standard Reference databases prior to the release of FoodData Central

FoodAPS – The National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey


Energy Value of Foods (Agricultural Handbook No. 74)

Food Yields Summarized by Different Stages of Preparation (Agriculture Handbook No. 102)

USDA Table of Nutrient Retention Factors (Release 6, December 2007)

Weights, Measures, and Conversion Factors for Agricultural Commodities and Their Products (Agricultural Handbook No. 697)

FDA Manual – Guidance for Developing and Using Data Bases for Nutrition Labeling (March 1998, Docket FDA-2020-D-1961)


Operation Supplement Safety - Department of Defense dietary supplement program for the military community, leaders, healthcare providers, DoD civilians and beyond.

Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs - The Interactive Food Buying Guide allows for easy display, search, and navigation of food yield information. In addition, users can compare yield information, create a favorite foods list, and access tools, such as the Recipe Analysis Workbook (RAW) and the Product Formulation Statement Workbook.

MyPlate Kitchen - MyPlate Kitchen provides recipes and resources to support building healthy and budget-friendly meals. MyPlate Kitchen includes recipes from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) program.

What's In the Foods You Eat Search Tool - based on FNDDS used to process and analyze "What We Eat in America," NHANES dietary intake data. Allows users to view nutrient profiles for commonly eaten foods and adjust portion sizes for each food.