Maintaining a healthy, balanced diet requires information well beyond the more easily understood factors such as product quality and sell-by date. Smart consumers understand how to combine food and food products in a diet to meet the recommended daily values of macronutrients, vitamins, and minerals required to not only support life but to support a specific lifestyle.
In today's viz we showcase the vitamin and mineral profiles of popular food and food products, a useful starting point for anyone who wishes to better monitor nutrition and health.
Before launching into the data, you might want to consider, “What does that vitamin or mineral do for me?” Here’s a quick run down of some of the commonly discussed minerals and vitamins:
Learn more about how the common foods and food products you consume contribute to your daily nutritional balance using the resources below:
Select a food from the drop down menu to view its nutrient profile and its rank against other foods based on the daily value of specific nutrients.
Select a nutrient from the Daily Values list to view a ranking of the foods with the highest to lowest concentration of the nutrient.
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