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Common Abbreviations Used in the Database

added - add

concentrate - conc medium - med serving - svg
added water - add wtr condensed - cond microwaved - microwv shredded - shred
all natural - all nat container - cntr moisture - moist skim milk - skm mlk
as purchased - AP   New Zealand - NZ  
artificial - art cooked - ckd old fashioned - old fash skinless - w/o skin
aspartame - asp cottonseed - cttnsd ounce - oz slice - slc
assorted - asstd covered - cvrd package - pkg small - sml
Australia - Austl cranberry - cran packet - pkt smoked - smkd
average - avg decaffeinated - decaf partially - part sodium - sod
baked - bkd degerminated - degermed pasteurized - past steamed - stmd
baking - bkg dehydrated - dehyd piece - pce stewed - stwd
barbecue - bbq drained - drnd pineapple - pine strained - strnd
boiled - ckd each – ea powder - pwd stuffed - stuff
boneless - w/o bone   precooked - preckd sugar - sug
bottle - btl enriched - enrich prepared - prep sweetened - swtnd
bottled - btld flavor - flvr processed - proc sweetener - swtnr
braised - brsd flavored - flvrd protein - prot tablespoon - tbsp
breaded - brd flavors - flvrs ready to bake - rtb teaspoon - tsp
broiled - brld Food Chemical Codex - FCC ready to cook - rtc textured vegetable pro­tein - TVP
calcium - calc fortified - fort ready to drink - rtd toasted - tstd
California - Calif from - f/ ready to eat - rte uncooked - unckd
calorie - cal frozen - fzn ready to feed - rtf unenriched - unenrich
caffeine - caff high - hi ready to heat - rth unflavored - unflvrd
canned - cnd hydrogenated - hydrog ready to serve - rts unfortified - unfort
carton - ctn imitation - imit ready to use - rtu United States Pharmaco­poeia - USP
charbroiled - char individual - indv recipe - rec unpeeled - w/skin
chocolate - choc individually quick frozen - iqf reduced - rducd unprepared - unprep
chopped - chpd instant - inst refrigerated - refrig unsweetened - unswtnd
cholesterol - cholest international - intl regular - reg USDA Commodity - USDA
commercial - cmrcl junior - jr rehydrated - rehyd vacuum - vac
compartment - comp large - lrg roasted - rstd vanilla - van
  measured - meas saccharin - sacc  
                 
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