You can also easily clear the list and return to the front page.If you have food in “My Food list” and close the Food Composition Table page, the browser will remember your food the next time you enter the page.Macro nutrients will be showed automatically unless you have deselected these.
after parts that are usually not eaten, such as peel, pits and shell, have been removed.
The FCT is regularly updated as new food products are launched every year, and because ingredients in existing food products and methods of production change frequently. If the mistake is severe, the FCT has to be updated before the annual update.
You can get the right values for the nutrients you are looking for by clicking on the blue button "Select nutrients" at the top right corner of the table screen.
In the blue box that comes up you can click on the nutrients or groups of nutrients you are looking for, and press "Update table." The table will show the values of the nutrients you have chosen.
In addition, the table also provides nutritional values of a variety of prepared foods and dishes.
All values presented in the table refer to the content per 100 grams of an edible portion of the food, i.e.For example, searching for the word milk, you will get some hits in the group of milk and milk-based beverages, as well as some hits in other food groups.This is because the word "milk" is also included in the name of many breads, pancakes, etc.It is therefore an important tool in governmental food policy and management, education and public health promotion and for health workers and researchers.The table is also used by the food industry as the basis of nutrient declarations and in food production.It is also possible to search for a food product within a given group.