Stated below are the most frequently asked questions. If your question is not on this list you can always contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +31 302743111.
Yes, it is possible to request for the database NEVO online at RIVM. The database is available for free after registration and agreement to the conditions. For more information: request data.
No. Due to the large decrease in sales of the last printed NEVO table from 2011 it is decided not to publish a new printed NEVO table.
Yes. In NEVO all information on the source is kept, which means it is always possible to retrieve the origin of the data. NEVO online provides this information behind each nutrient in the part ‘productdetails’.
No. Analyzing foods is very expensive. RIVM tries to keep the nutritional information of foods up-to-date by using analytical results from other organisations, research institutes and universities. Or data available from manufacturers, in foreign food composition tables, derived nutrients from comparable foods, calculations from recipes and estimations.
Because, in addition to fatty acids, fats also contain other compounds such as glycerol, sterols and phospholipids. Food items with a relatively high amount of these compounds, i.e. egg and offal, contain relatively less fatty acids. The value for total fatty acids is between 80-96% of total fat.
In NEVO total carbohydrate is given excluding dietary fibre. The amount of dietary fibre is given separately.
No. In the Netherlands there are companies developing nutrient calculation programs in which NEVO data is implemented. When buying such a calculation program it is important to check if recent NEVO data is used, preferably data from NEVO online 2016.
Yes, input and feedback are very welcome. Please let us know if you have any questions, remarks or found mistakes by e-mailing us at: email@example.com
In September 2016 the most recent version of NEVO online is released: NEVO online version 2016/5.0
No, the data from NEVO online 2016/5.0 are not available as e-book