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  1. Underutilizedcropsare often indigenous ancientcropspecies which are still used at some level within the local, national or even international communities, but have the potential to contribute further to the mix of food sources than they currently do. Connect to Conversations aboutUnderutilized...
  2. Development workers have shared recipes for someunderutilized crops. These may provide ideas for the best use of unfamiliar harvests. Please note that the links listed below may lead to additional resourceswhich havenot yet been added tothis collection. Search for more listings and filtering
  3. FAO - Good nutrition is our first defence against disease and our source of energy to live and be active. Nutritional problems caused by an inadequate diet can be of many sorts, and when they affect a generation of youngsters, they can lower their learning capacities, thus compromising their...
  4. This web site allows simple searches of the USDA Food Composition Databases which includes the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference (SR) and the USDA Branded Food Products database. Also included in the SR are data from the USDA Database for the Isoflavone Content of Selected...
  5. SHARE YOUR ANALYTICAL DATA FAO and INFOODS would highly appreciate if more researchers would share their analytical data (density or composition) with us so that they could be incorporated into the different FAO/INFOODS databases. We believe that shared data are useful for the global food...
  6. This directory is sponsored by the Steering Committee of the National Nutrient Databank Conference (NNDC) and has been designed by the volunteer members of the Databank Directory Committee.
  7. Food composition data are the basis for almost everything in nutrition, and should receive more attention in agriculture to render our food supply more nutritious. FAO coordinates the International Network of Food Data Systems (INFOODS), a worldwide network of food composition experts aiming to...
  8. 2012-01-20 Abstract: This edition of the West African Food Composition Table is a revised version of the Food composition table `Composition of Selected foods from West Africa`, which was published in September 2010 (http://www.fao.org/3/a-i1755e.pdf). It extends and updates the number of foods and values...
  9. Indian cuisine varies widely across the country according to the region, culture and tradition, characterized by the use of different spices, vegetables, grains, fruits and a variety of animal source foods. Analyzing all the foods that are consumed in the country is not be feasible due to the...
  10. FAO/INFOODS E-LEARNING COURSE ON FOOD COMPOSITION DATA The FAO/INFOODS e-Learning Course on Food Composition Data aims to close the knowledge gap on food composition of nutritionists and all those generating, compiling or using food composition data. The course is designed to be primarily used in...
  11. Nutrient contents in foods can vary significantly because: of environmental, genetic and processing influences such as feed, soil, climate, genetic resources (varieties/cultivars, breeds), storage conditions, processing, fortification and market share; each country has its own consumption pattern...
  12. The DIRECTORY was first compiled in September 1988. It is updated regularly, as we become aware of new publications. Most of the tables are not held by the INFOODS Secretariat, and many are out of print. However, numbers of copies are held in libraries around the world and can often be obtained...
  13. ASEANFOODS is the Association of Southeast Asian Networks of Food Data systems. It was established in 1986 by the ASEAN Subcommittee on Protein: Food habit Research and Development, with 6 member countries including Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand....
  14. Nutritional composition studies that assess similarities and differences of levels of important nutrients and anti-nutrients are an essential part of the safety assessment of new crop varieties that are used as food and feed. Managed by theILSI Research Foundation, the ILSI Crop Composition...
  15. 2015-11-19 Food composition data are essential to food-based nutrition work. It is therefore important that professionals involved in nutrition are able to understand and use food composition data. This short video presents testimonials from professional working in very different areas related to food-based...
  16. The DIRECTORY was first compiled in September 1988. It is updated regularly, as we become aware of new publications. Most of the tables are not held by the INFOODS Secretariat, and many are out of print. However, numbers of copies are held in libraries around the world and can often be obtained...
  17. This comprehensive document provides detailed information on 47 nutrients in over 400 commonly consumed Tanzanian foods and local dishes. Created by a collaborative effort of theMuhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, theTanzania Food and Nutrition Centre, and the Harvard School of...