What is this?

A multidimensional explorer of nutrient data from the USDA.

The parallel coordinates displays the nutrient content of foods in the database across 14 dimensions, colored by food group.

Never heard of parallel coordinates? Read this tutorial.

Brush the visualization to update other charts on this page.

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Brush: Drag vertically along an axis.
Remove Brush: Tap the axis background.
Reorder Axes: Drag a label horizontally.
Invert Axis: Tap an axis label.
Remove Axis: Drag axis label to the left edge.

Credits & License

Adapted from examples by
Mike Bostock and Jason Davies

Copyright © 2012, Kai Chang
All rights reserved. Released under the BSD License.

Food Groups

Sample of 25 entries