USDA Nutrient Database

By HerbaZest Editorial Team | Updated: Dec 21, 2018

USDA Nutrient Database
General Information

Abstract

About the Site

This database contains complete nutrition facts on well over 2,000 different foods and products. It even has data on different preparations so that consumers can make comparisons, such as if cooked spinach has more or fewer vitamins than raw spinach. The basic report contains nutritional value for various portion sizes, and the full report has greater details on certain nutrients, such as theobromine and the different forms of vitamin B9.

About the Organization

The National Agricultural Library is part of the United States Department of Agriculture, which is the national authority on food, farming, and natural resources. It advocates sustainable farming and rural development throughout the U.S. to promote food security. It receives approximately $145 billion in funding annually.

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