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close this bookIdentification of Food Components for INFOODS Data Interchange (UNU, 1989, 165 pages)
close this folder4. Assigning the correct food component tagnames to the nutrient data
View the documentIntroduction
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View the documentAmino acids: total essential amino acids
View the documentAmino acids: essential to total amino acid ratio
View the documentAmino acids
View the documentCarbohydrate
View the documentCarbohydrates and monosaccharide equivalents
View the documentCholesterol
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View the documentFatty acids
View the documentFibre
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View the documentSelenium
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View the documentVitamin A
View the documentVitamin B-6
View the documentVitamin C
View the documentVitamin D
View the documentVitamin E


The selenium values in food composition tables usually represent the total selenium in a food. Such values should be assigned tagname <SE>. Interest in the distinction between organic and inorganic selenium has also generated data for these two components, which should be identified by the tagnames < SEO > and < SEIO > respectively.