Individual Macronutrients, Phytonutrients, Vitamins and Minerals

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Find information and resources on multiple nutrient resource on this page or use the follow links to get to information on specific nutrients:

  • Macronutrients - includes general and specific resources on carbohydrates, proteins, fiber, fats and cholesterol, water, as well as interactive tools.
  • Phytonutrients - includes general information, government-related sites, and resources on specific phytonutrients such as tea, lycopene, and phytoestrogens.
  • Vitamins and Minerals - includes general information as well as resources for specific vitamins and minerals.

Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Fact Sheets

DHHS. NIH. Office of Dietary Supplements.

Fact sheets provide responsible information about the role of vitamins and minerals in health and disease.

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.

Linus Pauling Institute logo Micronutrient Information Center

Oregon State University. Linus Pauling Institute.

Provides scientifically accurate information regarding the roles of vitamins, minerals, dietary phytochemicals (plant chemicals that may affect health) and other nutrients in preventing disease and promoting health.

Nutrient Information

American Society for Nutrition.

Nutrient statements (including macronutrients, vitamins, minerals, and others) prepared by nutrition research experts, based on evaluation of information from peer-reviewed scientific reports.