Sunday, July 8, 2007

Online Database Provides Nutrition Information On Branded Foods

Today Nutrition Systems, LLC announced the launch of, a free, online searchable database and wiki, which allows health-conscious individuals to easily access Nutrition Facts Labels on over 50,000 branded food products plus up-to-date information on dieting and wellness. makes it easy and convenient to research and compare nutritional information (calories, proteins, fats, and carbohydrate content) on a wide variety of food items including Peter Pan Chunky Peanut Butter, Atkins Breakfast Bars or Tropicana Orange Juice.

"With more than two-thirds of the U.S. adult population either overweight or obese, it's essential that we develop new tools to help the American public manage their weight," said Michele M. Doucette, Ph.D., Division of Nutrition, Georgia State University.

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