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Reports, Studies and Statistics

Reports, Studies and Statistics

Features general and key reports and studies on a variety of nutrition topics. For other studies, be sure to look under the specific topic of interest, such as Weight and Obesity, or US Nutrition Assistance Programs.

USDA. Economic Research Service.

State fact sheets provide information on population, income, education, employment, federal funds, organic agriculture, farm characteristics, farm financial indicators, top commodities, and exports, for each State in the United States.

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

The FAQ section of child nutrition provides links to detailed explanations for each program. Also see the child nutrition home page for the latest news and further information.

USDA. Economic Research Service.

Provides county-level statistics on food environment factors, such as access to grocery stores, food prices, community health, and food assistance programs, that shape food choices and diet quality.

NASEM, Health and Medicine Division

This publication summarizes the discussions that took place throughout the workshop which explored how sustainable diets could impact dietary patterns, the food system, and population and public health. Broadly, the workshop explored sustainable diets and relevant impacts for cross-sector partnerships, policy, and research.

USDA Economic Research Service

An online mapping tool that measures access to affordable, nutritious food by census tract, using indicators such as distance to grocery stores and vehicle availability, and updates previous estimates of food desert census tracts.