Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Food Surveys Research Group

Food Surveys Research Group

USDA. ARS. Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center.

Homepage provides access to dietary survey data about food consumption patterns in the United States, articles regarding USDA dietary intake research methods, previous dietary intake survey data, a listserv, and more.


What's In the Foods We Eat Search Tool logo "What's In The Foods You Eat" Search Tool

USDA. ARS. Food Surveys Research Group.

View nutrient profiles for 13,000 foods commonly eaten in the US, with familiar portion sizes included for each food that can be adjusted by the user.


What We Eat in America, NHANES

USDA. ARS. Food Surveys Research Group.

"What We Eat in America" (WWEIA) is the dietary intake interview component of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), conducted as a partnership between USDA and the Department of Health and Human Services.


Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies

USDA. ARS. Food Surveys Research Group.

Database of foods, their nutrient values, and weights for typical food portions used to analyze data from What We Eat in America (WWEIA), the dietary intake component of NHANES. Uses food composition data from the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference.


Food Surveys Research Group (FSRG) Listserv

USDA. ARS. Food Surveys Research Group.

A electronic distribution list for users of nationwide dietary data and databases.


USDA Database of Vitamin A (mcg RAE) and Vitamin E (mg AT) for National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2000

USDA. ARS. Food Surveys Research Group.

A special database, developed for use with NHANES 1999-2000. Includes vitamin A and E values for 4,311 foods in 100 grams of the edible portion of each food.