A special database, developed for use with NHANES 1999-2000, that
includes values for:
- Vitamin A, expressed as micrograms of retinol activity equivalents (mcg
- Vitamin E, expressed as milligrams of alpha-tocopherol (mg AT)
Includes vitamin A and E values for 4,311 foods in 100 grams of the
edible portion of each food.
Food codes in the database match food codes found in the individual foods
file in NHANES 1999-2000.
Values for most foods are based on FNDDS 1.0. See the
documentationfor the source of values for 140 foods not in the FNDDS 1.0.
Suggested citation: USDA Database of Vitamin A (mcg RAE) and Vitamin E (mg AT) for
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2000. 2006. Beltsville,
MD: Agricultural Research Service, Food Surveys Research Group.