Avoid hurting your body with unhealthy foods, suboptimal calories, and bad habits.
MyFoodData provides nutrition data tools to help you organize and understand the foods you eat.
Nutrition information on MyFoodData.com is sourced from the U.S. Agricultural Research Service Food Data Central.
Health claims on the website have citations with appropriate scientific studies in the references section. In cases where scientific studies conflict, the health claims have been noted as controversial to alert readers.
Paul is responsible for data analysis, programming, and maintaining the tools for MyFoodData.com. Paul holds a Bachelor of Science in Statistics from North Carolina State University. He then went on to work as a biostatistician and data scientist for a health-care quality improvement company. Paul is a health analyst who believes that many diseases can be prevented through proper nutrition and that the body need not grow weak with age.
Daisy Whitbread BSc (Hons) MSc DipION is a fully qualified nutritionist also trained in nutritional therapy. After her undergraduate degree in Anatomy and Physiology, she studied a Masters degree in Nutrition at King's College, London, one of the leading nutrition departments in the United Kingdom. She then studied Nutritional Therapy for three years at The Institute of Optimum Nutrition, London. Her areas of specialism include weight management, meal planning, and improving energy levels.
Namibia holds a Masters Degree in Nutrition Science and Policy from Tufts University. She later worked as a research coordinator for various nutrition studies, where she specialized in nutrition interventions using mobile technology, and became an advisor to cutting edge health apps. Namibia currently works in web development and brings her expertise of tech to nutrition.
This site is intended for both the general public and health professionals who want to create meal plans and lists of foods for dietary guidance.
The information on MyFoodData.com is not intended to replace the consultation of a nutritionist or other certified health provider, but it is intended to inform readers so they can have a more constructive conversation with their health professionals.
There are many contradictions and controversies in the field of nutrition, this website is intended to inform the reader so that he/she can make the best decision for their health.
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