Information for Researchers
USDA. Nutrient Data Laboratory.
The mission of the Methods and Application of Food Composition Laboratory (MAFCL) is to identify critical food composition needs for researchers, policymakers, food producers and consumers.
Find information from national and other food and nutrition surveys. Includes data on food intake, risk factor prevalence, and other health indicators. Also find information on survey methodology.
Links to resources on policy and legislation including the Federal Register Online and the Library of Congress' THOMAS legislation information tool. Also find information on state policies related to child nutrition and school health.
Find information about how agencies across the federal government cooperate to perform research and develop research questions in the field of human nutrition.