Avoid hurting your body with unhealthy foods, suboptimal calories, and bad habits.
MyFoodData.com exists to give you the tools and resources you need to be healthy.
Where is the data sourced from?
Nutrition information on this website is sourced from the U.S. Agricultural Research Service
Nutrition Data Releases 20,21,25,26,27, 28. Most of the top 10 articles now use release 26-28. Articles on Fatty Acids, and Amino Acids, use release 27.
In addition, MyFoodData.com now releases the USDA data in a flat spreadsheet file format for public use.
Find out more here.
Health claims on the website have citations with appropriate scientific studies. In cases where scientific studies
conflict, the health claims have been noted as controversial to alert readers.
Who writes for MyFoodData?
Natalie Bickford received her Master’s degree in Nutrition (MScN) from the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR. She is a freelance nutritionist/recipe developer/culinary wizard who specializes in helping women all over the world overcome hormone imbalances and other women’s health issues through nutritional counseling, meal planning, and recipe development. She has also worked alongside Chef Elyse Kopecky and world-class marathoner Shalane Flanagan as the Cookbook Manager for their New York Time’s Bestseller Run Fast Eat Slow
and is now working on the second book. Find out more about Natalie on her website: NatalieCooks.com
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 country. 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.
Dr. Rebecca Harwin holds three health science degrees: a Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Biology),
a Bachelor of Applied Science (Clinical Science), and a
Bachelor of Chiropractic Science from RMIT University in Australia. Areas of interest include pediatrics, nutrition, stress, sleep, fertility and hormonal health. With over a decade of clinical experience, Dr. Harwin has helped thousands of women, men, and children to live healthier happier lives. She is the best selling author of Conquer Your PCOS Naturally and a wellness expert.
Christine Sexton is a registered dietitian (RD) with a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Christine is a freelance evidence-based nutrition writer, with a focus on whole foods and plant-based nutrition. Her other interests include weight management and sports nutrition.
Paul House is responsible for data analysis, programming, and maintaining the tools
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, before MyFoodData.com. 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.
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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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