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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

SR25 - Download Files
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Documentation for the database is available either in the main SR25 directory as a PDF file in the download files listed below. The documentation is given as a PDF file. PDF files can be read using the Acrobat reader which is available free. To install a PDF viewer in your web browser read, "Steps to Downloading the Free Acrobat Reader"


Full version

  • ASCII (8.6Mb) - This file contains the SR25 data in ASCII (ISO/IEC 8859-1), delimited files. These tables are organized in a relational format, and are best used with a relational database management system (RDBMS), which will allow you to form your own queries of the database and generate custom reports.

  • ACCESS (20.99Mb) - This file contains the SR25 data imported into a Microsoft Access database. It includes relationships between files and a few sample queries and reports. You need Microsoft Access 2003 or later to use this file.

Abbreviated - This file contains data for all food items in SR25, but not all nutrient values--starch, fluoride, betaine, vitamin D2 and D3, added vitamin E, added vitamin B12, alcohol, caffeine, theobromine, phytosterols, individual amino acids, individual fatty acids, or individual sugars are not included.

  • ASCII (1.0Mb; ISO/IEC 8859-1) - delimited file suitable for importing into many programs.

  • Excel (3.2Mb) - for use with Microsoft Excel, but can also be used by many other spreadsheet programs.

Update Files - Contains updates for those users who have loaded Release 24 into their own computers and wish to do their own updates.

  • ASCII (0.5Mb; ISO/IEC 8859-1) - delimited file suitable for import into many programs

Last Modified: 10/30/2013