|This program looks up a table of 7,248 foods selected from the USDA survey database. 29 nutrients are shown in the detail. Enter up to three words describing the food you are looking for. (example: fried chicken breast) Hints: Use singular words. Entering "egg" will find more foods than "eggs". If you are not sure how to spell something, enter the first few letters (for example, "broc" for broccoli or "ban" for banana). A newer database, with incomplete nutrient coverage, (Handbook 8 rev 19 8/06) is available here.
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