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Sri Lankan Food Composition Database

Sri Lankan Food Composition Database
UK Research and Innovation
Institue for Research & Development
King's College London

About the website

The Sri Lankan-specific food composition database (FCDB) was developed under project CoTaSS 3 (Colombo Twin and Singleton Study 3). This project was funded by Medical Research Council of the United Kingdom (MRC UK).

This FCDB consists of 243 ready-to-eat food items which are frequently being consumed by Sri Lankans.

Why do we need a FCDB?

A food composition database is an indispensable tool for anyone seeking to understand the nutritional content of the food they consume. Whether you're a health-conscious individual, a nutrition professional, or a culinary enthusiast, our database provides you with accurate and detailed information on nutrients, portion sizes, and caloric values.

With this knowledge at your fingertips, you can make informed dietary choices, manage chronic conditions, create balanced meals, and embark on a journey towards a healthier lifestyle. Explore our website today and unlock the power of a food composition database in transforming the way you approach nutrition and wellness.

Using for research

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How to cite the website

Opatha, J. (2023) Sri Lankan Food Composition Database. Available at: https://www.foodcompositiondb.lk/ (Accessed: 19-July-2024).

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