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The Best Place For Nutrition Info




Use the USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference.... it's what the industry uses for "official" nutrition info and you can have it report the nutrition for the EXACT serving size you're using (the default is to report in a 100g basis.)

More Information:

Google search for "USDA Nutrient Database" (not sure if they let you put links in here)

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  • I use this database frequently as you can do searches both on food to find the nutrients, and on nutrients to find what foods contain them. This is especially helpful in case you wish to increase a level of a certain nutrient such as calcium or iron. I only wish SparkPeople would allow you to track food by the actual amount of the nutrients, instead of an RDA percentage. RDAs can change over time, as they are set by the government. Actual nutrient content (in amounts such as mcg, or IU) is much more stable. - by PRUSSIANETTE

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