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  1. 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...  
  2. 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...  
  3. 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...  
  4. Nutrition and biodiversity converge to a common path leading to food security and sustainable development. They feature directly theMillennium Development Goals (MDGs): halve the proportion of people who suffer from hunger; and ensure environmental sustainability. In combination, nutrition and...  
  5. 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...  
  6. 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...  
  7. 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....  
  8. Abstract - PubMed, 2011 BACKGROUND: In Sub-Saharan Africa, 40% of children under five years in age are chronically undernourished. As new investments and attention galvanize action on African agriculture to reduce hunger, there is an urgent need for metrics that monitor agricultural progress...  
  9. A recent paper by Dr Carl Lachat of Ghent University,Jessica Raneriof Bioversity International, and others introduces Dietary Species Richness, a new food biodiversity indicator to help examine the correlation between agrobiodiversity and diet quality. Nutrition Research Specialist, Raneri...  
  10. 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...