The database files are provided in Excel format, and are developed for people wanting to load the information into their own software and manipulate it for different purposes.
The Excel database comprises five core files:
Retention factor file
Other documentation and files
Reference list (Excel 35kb)
Nutrient details file (Excel 73kb) - Information on each nutrient including equations
Food group information (Excel 90kb) - Further detail on what has been updated for each food group in the current release