Food Composition

C.E. West, H.C. Schonfeldt

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterPopular


Reliable good-quality food composition data of foods for human consumption are critical resources for a variety of applications. The determination of the consumption of nutrients can be achieved either by analyzing the foods consumed directly or by using food composition tables
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntroduction to Human Nutrition / Gibney MJ; Vorster HH; Kok FJ
PublisherBlackwell Publishing
Publication statusPublished - 2002


  • food composition
  • food composition tables
  • nutrients
  • nutritive value


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