|Nutritive Value of Foods, Home and Garden Bulletin No. 72 (HG-72)|
Note: Since HG-72 was released in 2002, we have made many updates to the database and therefore would suggest using the latest version of the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference (Release 28) on our web site. The abbreviated version of the database is available as an Excel spreadsheet; you can delete the nutrients and foods you do not need. The values in the table are per 100 grams, so you can use the household weights provided to calculate the nutrient values per household weight. For more information, see the Documentation and Users Guide available on the same web site. You can also use our online search program to look up the nutrient content of foods at:
Published in 2002, HG-72 contains data on over 1,274 foods expressed in terms of common household units. The 19 nutrients in the table are water; calories; protein; total fat; saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated fatty acids; cholesterol; total dietary fiber; calcium; iron; potassium; sodium; vitamin A in IU and RE units; thiamin; riboflavin; niacin; and ascorbic acid. This edition was developed using data from Release 13 of the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. HG-72 in PDF.
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