1. This handbook was developed to meet the demands of researchers and scientists engaged in nutritional studies, dietitians, teachers, nutritionists, doctors and other public health workers, as well as students concerned with the nutritive value of Philippine foods. For the laymen, the tables...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...