National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Snacking Patterns of U.S. Adolescents (PDF | 436 KB)

USDA. ARS. Food Surveys Research Group.

Highlights adolescent snacking patterns, and assesses nutrient intake and calorie intake from snacks based on 2005-2006 NHANES data. Published October 2010.


What We Eat survey What We Eat in America, NHANES

USDA. ARS. Food Surveys Research Group.

What We Eat in America is the dietary interview component of NHANES. This page links to overview information and survey data.


Questionnaires, Datasets and Related Documentation

DHHS. CDC. National Center for Health Statistics.

Provides data from NHANES I-III and 1999-2010, Hispanic HANES, NHES I, II, and III, as well as analytic guidelines and other files.


Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies

USDA. ARS. Food Surveys Research Group.

Access the nutrient database of foods used to analyze "What We Eat in America"/NHANES data.


National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

DHHS. CDC. National Center for Health Statistics.

Main page for information on NHANES, a program of studies designed to assess the health and nutritional status of adults and children in the United States. Web site provides background, results and related information.


MyPyramid Equivalents Database

USDA. ARS. Food Surveys Research Group.

Translates the amounts of foods eaten in USDA's What We Eat in America (WWEIA), the dietary interview component of NHANES, into the number of equivalents for the 7 MyPyramid major groups and the corresponding subgroups.


Who Is Using Dietary Supplements and What are They Using? (PDF | 507 KB)

DHHS. NIH. Office of Dietary Supplements.

Presented at the 2005 American Dietetic Association's Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, this presentation provides data on dietary supplement use as found in NHANES.


Breastfeeding in the United States

DHHS. CDC. National Center for Health Statistics.

Discusses key findings related to breastfeeding from NHANES, 1999-2006.