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Standard Reference 28

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Page Reports -for each food item in SR28 by food group

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SR28ASC.Zip (6.0 MB; ISO/IEC 8859-1) -ASCII file format suitable for import to RDBMS system

--Patch file released on May 2016 SR28upd0516.Zip
SR28DB.Zip (17.6 MB) -Access database

   Abbreviated version- Contains data for all food items 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.  These data are presented per 100 grams, edible portion.  Up to two household measures are also provided, allowing the user to calculate the values per household measure, if desired.

SR28ABBR.Zip (1.2 MB; ISO/IEC 8859-1) -ASCII file format suitable for import for many programs
SR28ABXL.Zip (2.9 MB)-Excel file format

Suggested Citation: US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2016. Nutrient Data Laboratory. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 28 (Slightly revised). Version Current: May 2016. http://www.ars.usda.gov/nea/bhnrc/mafcl
Standard Reference 27
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SR27ASC.Zip (6.4 MB; ISO/IEC 8859-1) -ASCII file format suitable for import to RDBMS system

--Patch file released on May 2015 SR27upd052915.Zip
SR27DB.Zip (15.6 MB) -Access database

   Abbreviated version- Contains data for all food items 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.  These data are presented per 100 grams, edible portion.  Up to two household measures are also provided, allowing the user to calculate the values per household measure, if desired.

SR28ABBR.Zip (1.1 MB; ISO/IEC 8859-1) -ASCII file format suitable for import for many programs
SR27ABXL.Zip (2.9 MB)-Excel file format

Suggested Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2014. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 27. Methods and Application of Food Composition Laboratory Home Page, http://www.ars.usda.gov/nea/bhnrc/mafcl
Standard Reference 26
Documentation
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SR26ASC.Zip (8.6 MB) -ASCII file format suitable for import to RDBMS system
SR26DB.Zip (20.99 MB) -Access database

   Abbreviated version- Contains data for all food items but not all nutrient values--starch, flouride, 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.

SR28ABBR.Zip (1.0 MB; ISO/IEC 8859-1) -ASCII file format suitable for import for many programs
SR26ABXL.Zip (3.2 MB)-Excel file format

Suggested Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2013. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 26. Methods and Application of Food Composition Laboratory Home Page, http://www.ars.usda.gov/nea/bhnrc/mafcl
Standard Reference 25
Documentation
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SR25ASC.Zip (8.6 MB) -ASCII file format suitable for import to RDBMS system

--Patch file released December 14, 2012 SR25_Patch.txt
SR25DB.Zip (20.99 MB) -Access database

   Abbreviated version- Contains data for all food items but not all nutrient values--starch, flouride, 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.

SR25ABBR.Zip (1.0 MB) -ASCII file format suitable for import for many programs
SR25ABXL.Zip (3.2 MB)-Excel file format

Suggested Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2012. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 25. Methods and Application of Food Composition Laboratory Home Page, http://www.ars.usda.gov/nea/bhnrc/mafcl
Standard Reference 24
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SR24ASC.Zip (8.6 MB) -ASCII file format suitable for import to RDBMS system
SR24DB.Zip (20.99 MB) -Access database

   Abbreviated version- Contains data for all food items but not all nutrient values--starch, flouride, 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.

SR24ABBR.Zip (1.0 MB) -ASCII file format suitable for import for many programs
SR24ABXL.Zip (3.24 MB)-Excel file format

Suggested Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2011. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 24. Methods and Application of Food Composition Laboratory Home Page, http://www.ars.usda.gov/nea/bhnrc/mafcl
Standard Reference 23
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SR23ASC.Zip (7.6 MB) -ASCII file format suitable for import to RDBMS system
SR23DB.Zip (19.1 MB) -Access database

   Abbreviated version- Contains data for all food items but not all nutrient values--starch, flouride, 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.

SR23ABBR.Zip (0.8 MB) -ASCII file format suitable for import for many programs
SR23ABXL.Zip (3.41 MB)-Excel file format

Suggested Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2010. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 23. Methods and Application of Food Composition Laboratory Home Page, http://www.ars.usda.gov/nea/bhnrc/mafcl
Standard Reference 22
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SR22ASC.Zip (6.5 MB) -ASCII file format suitable for import to RDBMS system
SR22DB.Zip (17.2 MB) -Access database

  Abbreviated version- Contains data for all food items but not all nutrient values--starch, flouride, 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.

SR22ABBR.Zip (0.7 MB) -ASCII file format suitable for import for many programs
SR22ABXL.Zip (3.16 MB)-Excel file format

Suggested Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2009 USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 22. Methods and Application of Food Composition Laboratory Home Page, http://www.ars.usda.gov/nea/bhnrc/mafcl
Standard Reference 21
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SR21ASC.Zip (6.0 MB) -ASCII file format suitable for import to RDBMS system
SR21DB.Zip (16.5 MB) -Access database

  Abbreviated version- Contains data for all food items but not all nutrient values--individual fatty acids, amino acids, alcohol, caffeine, theobromine, phytosterols, starch, individual sugars and vitamin D are not included.

SR21ABBR.Zip (0.7 MB) -ASCII file format suitable for import for many programs
SR21ABXL.Zip (1.6 MB)-Excel file format

Suggested Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2008. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21. Methods and Application of Food Composition Laboratory Home Page, http://www.ars.usda.gov/nea/bhnrc/mafcl
Standard Reference 20
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SR20ASC.Zip (6.0 MB) -ASCII file format suitable for import to RDBMS system
SR20DB.Zip (16.2 MB) -Access database

   Abbreviated version- Contains data for all food items but not all nutrient values--individual fatty acids, amino acids, alcohol, caffeine, theobromine, phytosterols, starch, individual sugars and vitamin D are not included.

SR20ABBR.Zip (0.77 MB) -ASCII file format suitable for import for many programs
SR20ABXL.Zip (3.1 MB)-Excel file format

Suggested Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2007. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 20. Methods and Application of Food Composition Laboratory Home Page, http://www.ars.usda.gov/nea/bhnrc/mafcl
Standard Reference 19
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SR19ASC.Zip (5.6 MB) -ASCII file format suitable for import to RDBMS system
SR19DB.Zip (10.3 MB) -Access database

   Abbreviated version- Contains data for all food items but not all nutrient values--individual fatty acids, amino acids, alcohol, caffeine, theobromine, phytosterols, starch, individual sugars and vitamin D are not included.

SR19ABBR.Zip (0.73 MB)-ASCII file format suitable for import for many programs
SR19ABXL.Zip (3.1 MB)-Excel file format

Suggested Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2006. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 19. Methods and Application of Food Composition Laboratory Home Page, http://www.ars.usda.gov/nea/bhnrc/mafcl
Standard Reference 18
Documentation
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SR18ASC.Zip (4.4 MB) -ASCII file format suitable for import to RDBMS system
SR18DB.Zip (14.7 MB) -Access database

   Abbreviated version- Contains data for all food items but not all nutrient values--individual fatty acids, amino acids, alcohol, caffeine, theobromine, phytosterols, starch, individual sugars and vitamin D are not included.

SR18ABBR.Zip (0.74 MB) -ASCII file format suitable for import for many programs
SR18ABXL.Zip (1.5 MB) -Excel file format

Suggested Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2005. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 18. Methods and Application of Food Composition Laboratory Home Page, http://www.ars.usda.gov/nea/bhnrc/mafcl
Standard Reference 17
Documentation
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SR17ASC.Zip (4.4 MB) -ASCII file format suitable for import to RDBMS system 
SR17DB.Zip (14.7 MB) -Access database

   Abbreviated version- Contains data for all food items but not all nutrient values

SR17ABBR.Zip (0.75 MB) -ASCII file format suitable for import for many programs
SR17ABXL.Zip (1.5 MB) -Excel file format

Suggested Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2004. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 17. Methods and Application of Food Composition Laboratory Home Page, http://www.ars.usda.gov/nea/bhnrc/mafcl