The table was published by Editions ECONOMICA, through scientific coordination with the NutriNet-Santé and presents the current data concerning the nutritional composition table of food used in the context of the NutriNet-Santé study.
Launched in France in May 2009, this study of a prospective observation cohort (www.etude-nutrinet-sante.fr) developed by the INSERM/Inra/Cnam/University of Paris 13 Mixed Research Unit in collaboration with the Nutritional Supervision and Epidemiology Unit (InVS/University Paris 13) aimed at:
1) a better understanding of the relationship between nutrition and health,
2) identifying the determinants of dietary and nutritional behaviour of the population living in France.
The publication of this table responds to a threefold initiative:
The table published provides the composition into 43 nutrients for 2,122 foods.
For each nutrient the data is expressed for 100 g of the food as consumed.