NDSR Software FAQs
- How does NDSR compare to the ASA24?
- How does NDSR compare to other dietary analysis software?
- Has NDSR been validated?
- Can NDSR be used to assess nutrient intakes of individuals living outside the U.S.?
- I am getting a new computer. What should I do with NDSR?
- How do I cite NDSR?
NDSR Data Collection FAQs
- How many 24-hour dietary recalls/records do I need to collect from each study participant for my study?
- Is there a limit to the number of records I can have in one NDSR project?
- When should I use a user recipe?
- Why aren’t all of my user recipes displayed in the Food Search Window?
NDSR Output File and Data Analysis FAQs
- How do I open my output file in Microsoft Excel and view it?
- How do I calculate nutrient intake from food and dietary supplement sources combined?
- Why doesn’t the sum of sugars, dietary fiber, and starch equal the value for total carbohydrates?
- Can I analyze NDSR data for high fructose corn syrup intake?
- Can NDSR be used to estimate intake of FODMAPs (fermentable oligo, di-, and monosaccharides and polyols)?
- Can you use NDSR data to assess intake of ultra-processed foods?
Food and Nutrient Database FAQs
- How does the NCC Food and Nutrient Database compare to other databases?
- Is there a list of all the foods in NDSR?
- How does NCC impute nutrients?
- How does NCC assign nutrient values to unknown foods, and how can I figure out what food is being used as the ‘default’ for unknown foods?
- How does NCC decide whether to add new nutrients or food components to the database?
- The database includes brand name products in some food product categories such as snack chips but no brand name products in other categories such as canned and frozen vegetables. Why?
- The nutrient values for brand name products in the database don’t precisely match the values on the product’s Nutrition Facts panel. Why?
- What is the NCC Flavonoid and Proanthocyanidin Provisional table and how can it be used?