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Human Nutrition and Food Safety

Browse information on various nutrition and food safety topics including food security, nutrient composition, food defense, and local food systems.

Key Tools and Products

DRI Calculator for Healthcare Professionals

Calculate daily nutrient recommendations based on the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) established by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. 

Food Safety Research Projects Database

The Research Projects Database provides users with information on current food safety research projects from both U.S. and international government and non-government organizations.

Research Publications (Food Safety)

A searchable database of the latest food safety research articles published by more than 200 peer-reviewed journals, including FDA and USDA authored publications.

Research Publications (Nutrition)

View recent food and human nutrition research articles from a selection of peer-reviewed journals.

Nutrient Lists from Standard Reference Legacy (2018)

View legacy food composition data for macronutrients, micronutrients, phytonutrients, and other compounds from the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference.

FoodData Central

Explore the nutrients and components in foods using this USDA database.

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