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How do I cite the USDA Nutrient Database?

The suggested citation is: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. FoodData Central, 2019.

What is the Nutrient Database for Standard Reference?

USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference
The USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference (SR) is the major source of food composition data in the United States and provides the foundation for most food composition databases in the public and private sectors. This is the last release of the database in its current format.

How often is the Nutrient Database for Standard Reference updated?

Data in the Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies (FNDDS) are updated every 2 years in conjunction with the biennial National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) What We Eat in America dietary data release. Data in Standard Reference Legacy will not be updated as April 2018 was the final release.

When was the USDA last updated?

January 10, 2020 Updated 1948-2017 U.S. productivity statistics were released; we extend the productivity accounts to 2017. There are two major changes with this revision. First, we change the index year from 2005 to 2015, so the implicit quantity measures are in 2015 dollars.

What is the current food Guide released by USDA?

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025 is the 9th edition and will be the current edition until the Dietary Guidelines, 2025-2030 is released. The process to develop the Dietary Guidelines is detailed on the website.

What are the USDA MyPlate guidelines?

How to Make MyPlate Yours. Just by looking at MyPlate, you know right away that vegetables and fruits should take up half the plate and grains and protein foods each take up about a quarter of the plate.

  • Green = Vegetables.
  • Red = Fruits.
  • Orange = Grains.
  • Purple = Protein Foods.
  • Blue = Dairy.
  • Customize Your Plate.