International Food Composition Resources

Canadian flag Canadian Nutrient File, 2010

Health Canada.

A standard reference food composition database reporting the amount of nutrients in foods commonly consumed in Canada.


Food Composition Database of South Africa

Medical Research Council of South Africa.

Database for energy and selected macronutrient (fat, protein, carbohydrate, fiber) composition of different foods, presented per 100g edible food.


Danish logo Food Composition in Denmark

Danish Institute for Food and Veterinary Research. Danish Food Composition Databank.

Food composition databank contains nutrient information for about 1032 of the most important Danish and foreign foods.


INFOODS logo International Food Composition Tables Directory

United Nations University. International Network of Food Data Systems (INFOODS).

First compiled in September 1988 and updated regularly, contains publications from Asia, Africa, Canada, Caribbean, United States, Europe, Latin America, Middleast, Oceania and those that are International/Multinational.


Food Composition Resource List for Professionals (PDF | 202 KB)

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Provides resources on the topic of food composition, including databases, books, journals, conference proceedings and Web sites. Includes international food composition finders and resources.