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USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference
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SR-Legacy

This page provides access to Legacy Release of the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. You can either view the data here or download the data files and documentation in several different formats for use on your computer. An online search is also provided so you can look up the nutrient content of 7,793 different foods directly from this home page. It is the major source of food composition data in the United States and provides the foundation for most food composition databases in the public and private sectors. This is the last release of the database in its current format. SR-Legacy will continue its preeminent role as a stand-alone food composition resource and will be available in the new modernized system currently under development.  

The suggested citation for this database is: 

US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Nutrient Data Laboratory. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Legacy. Version Current:  April 2018.  Internet:  /nea/bhnrc/ndl


 Updates to Earlier Releases

These files are for those users who have built their own database and wish to perform their own updates:


 Previous Releases