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AUSNUT 2011-13 food nutrient database

The food nutrient database contains information on the nutrient content of the 5,740 foods for which nutrient data were prepared for AUSNUT 2011–13, to support the 2011–13 Australian Health Survey (AHS) as set out in Table 2.

The file contains 51 nutrient values reported for each food. Each nutrient value is presented on a per 100 g edible portion basis.

Table 2: Summary of information included in the 'Food Nutrient Database'

Column Heading
Description of data
Food ID FSANZ specific 8-digit alpha numeric food identification code.
Survey ID AHS specific 8-digit numeric food identification code.
Food Name Identifies as accurately as possible the food or beverage consumed during the AHS.
​Survey flag ​Identifies foods that are specific to certain components of the AHS such as the National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey (NNPAS) and the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanded Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey (NATSINPAS).  If the field is blank then the food is relevant to both components of the AHS. 
Nutrient Name (units) Describes the full nutrient name of each of the nutrients e.g. 'Protein' and includes the units the nutrient is presented in e.g. '(g)' for grams. A value is then provided for each food and nutrient.

 

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