USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory

Tomato USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory (NDL)

USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

Home page for NDL, responsible for developing USDA's National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, the foundation of most food and nutrition databases in the US, used in food policy, research and nutrition monitoring.


Nutritive Value of Foods, Home and Garden Bulletin No. 72 (HG-72)

USDA. ARS. Nutrient Data Laboratory.

Contains data on over 1,274 foods expressed in terms of common household units. The 19 nutrients in the table are water; calories; protein; total fat; saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated fatty acids; cholesterol; total dietary fiber; calcium; iron; potassium; sodium; vitamin A; thiamin; riboflavin; niacin; and ascorbic acid. This edition was developed using data from Release 13 of the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference.


USDA Nutrient Lists -Reports by Nutrients

USDA. ARS. Nutrient Data Laboratory.

The Nutrient Data Laboratory has integrated their Nutrient Lists, previously available here as PDF reports, into their online search program. You can select up to three nutrients for your report from a long list of nutrients, including protein, fat, energy (calories) carbohydrate, fiber, sugar, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin K, vitamin C, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, folate, cholesterol, fatty acids, various phytonutrients and antioxidants, and more.


USDA Table of Nutrient Retention Factors - Release 6 (2007)

USDA. ARS. Nutrient Data Laboratory.

Contains the factors for calculating retention of 26 vitamins, minerals and alcohol during food preparation, including components folic acid, food folate, beta carotene, alpha carotene, beta cryptoxanthin, lycopene, lutein/zeaxanthin, and choline.


USDA Database for the Choline Content of Common Foods - Release 2 (2008)

USDA. ARS. Nutrient Data Laboratory; University of North Carolina, Department of Nutrition.

Contains values for six choline metabolites- Betaine, Glycerophosphocholine, Phosphocholine, Phosphatidylcholine, Sphingomyelin, and Total choline.


USDA Database for the Flavonoid Content of Selected Foods - Release 3 (2011)

USDA. ARS. Nutrient Data Laboratory.

Contains values for five subclasses of flavonoids - Flavonols, Flavones, Flavanones, Flavan-3-ols, and Anthocyanidins.


USDA National Fluoride Database of Selected Beverages and Foods - Release 2 (2005)

USDA. ARS. Nutrient Data Laboratory.

Comprehensive, nationally representative database of the fluoride concentration in foods and beverages consumed in the United States that are major fluoride contributors.


Oxalic Acid Content of Selected Vegetables

USDA. ARS. Nutrient Data Laboratory.

Table originally published in Agriculture Handbook No. 8-11, Vegetables and Vegetable Products, 1984.


USDA Database for the Proanthocyanidin Content of Selected Foods - 2004

USDA. ARS. Nutrient Data Laboratory.

Contains values for 205 food items for the following proanthocyanidins - Monomers, Dimers, Trimers, 4-6 mers, 7-10 mers, and Polymers.


Sugar Content of Selected Foods - Home Economics Research Report No. 48 (PDF | 3.5 MB)

USDA. ARS. Nutrient Data Laboratory.

Includes monosaccharides, disaccharides and total sugars.


Food Composition Classics

USDA. ARS. Nutrient Data Laboratory.

Older classic publications including Agriculture Handbooks No. 74 and No. 72, Sugar Content of Selected Foods, Selected Foods Containing Trans Fatty Acids, and more.