The National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program: A decade of progress.

  title={The National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program: A decade of progress.},
  author={David B. Haytowitz and Pamela Ruth Pehrsson and Joanne M. Holden},
  journal={Journal of food composition and analysis : an official publication of the United Nations University, International Network of Food Data Systems},
  volume={21 S1},
The National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program (NFNAP) was designed to expand the quantity and improve the quality of data in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) food composition databases through the collection and analysis of nationally representative samples of foods and beverages. This paper describes some of the findings from the NFNAP and its impact on the food composition databases produced by USDA. The NFNAP employs statistically valid sampling plans, comprehensive… CONTINUE READING
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