Frequently Asked Questions
The ratio tool allows you to rank foods based on the ratio of two nutrients. For example, you can rank foods high in protein and low in calories.
The data comes from the USDA food database.
DV stands for Daily Value and RDI stands for Recommended Daily Intake. These are the recommended amounts of a nutrient that you should consume each day.
Yes, you can sort by 100 grams, 200 calories, or 1 ounce. You can also sort by household measurements such as 1 cup or 1 tablespoon. To do this click the appropriate serving size under "Serving Size" in the nutrient ranking form.
The best way to do this is to adjust the settings under "Food Group" and select whole food categories, like fruits, vegetalbes, beans, meats, and grains.