Macronutrients

Breads and grains

Find general resources on carbohydrates, proteins, fats and cholesterol, fiber, and water below. Use these links for specifics on a particular type of macronutrient:



USDA Reports by Nutrients

USDA. ARS. Nutrient Data Laboratory.

Create a printable list of foods and nutrients which can be sorted either by food name or in descending order by nutrient content.


Dietary Reference Intakes: Macronutrients (PDF | 107 KB)

NAS. IOM. Food and Nutrition Board.

Look at the DRI table for carbohydrate, fiber, fat, fatty acids and protein.


Your Digestive System and How It Works

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Also in Spanish.


Overview of Nutrition: Macronutrients

The Merck Manuals. Online Medical Library.


Nutrient Information

American Society for Nutrition.

Read nutrient statements based on evaluation of peer-reviewed scientific reports.