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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

USDA Database of Vitamin A (mcg RAE) and Vitamin E (mg AT) for National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2000
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A special database, developed for use with NHANES 1999-2000, that includes values for:

  • Vitamin A, expressed as micrograms of retinol activity equivalents (mcg RAE)
  • 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.

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Last Modified: 10/23/2013