Integrated Nutrition, Lifestyle and Health Database
Ricardo from the website Canibais e Reis has just released a fantastic resource for anyone who's interested in the relationship between nutrition, lifestyle and health. It's an excel spreadsheet that integrates information from several international sources, including:
UN Food and Agriculture Organization Statistical Yearbook
FAOSTAT food consumption database
British Heart Foundation Health Statistics database
World Health Organization Global Health Atlas
This database provides a wealth of information on 86 different countries, and even includes a macro feature that automatically plots variables. This is an empowering resource for those of us who like to do our own research and come to our own conclusions, and I thank Ricardo for his hard work.
You can read more about the database and download it here.