The NPC database 2011 files contain nutrient data for 2520 foods/ ingredients for energy and the six mandatory nutrients.
The database files are provided in Microsoft™ Excel format for people who wish to import the food and nutrient information directly into their own software.
The NPC database comprises two core files as follows:
Food file – contains background information relating to each food such as the food description.
Nutrient File – contains nutrient data for each food on a per 100 g edible portion food basis.
Since 28 September 2011, the following food record(s) have been corrected or added:
- Added fourteen new indigenous (bush foods) 15A10922 to 15A10935 (July 2012)
- 15A10921 - Lemon myrtle, leaf, ground deleted and replaced with 15A10922 - Lemon myrtle (Backhousia citriodora), leaf, dried, ground (July 2012)
- 14B10098 - Baking powder - correct sodium value = 11800mg (October 2011)
For a full list of acknowledgements and thanks, follow this link – Acknowledgements