This article is from the Fitness FAQ, by Jeff Gleixner (firstname.lastname@example.org) with numerous contributions by others.
The USDA Nutrient database is available from info.umd.edu in the
It's pretty trivial to add fields to the numbers in the database, which
is about 4.5MB.
The following nutrition data files are available from anonymous
ftp to ftp.cray.com in the /pub/misc.fitness directory:
ABBREVIATED.DATA.gz Abbreviated database from the above
site with each field labeled.
NUTRITION.DATA.gz : Concatenation of the SR files from the
NUTRITION.LABELED.gz : Nutritional database with each field