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In other sources foods serving are 100g; on this website the serving depends on the food. Why?

The nutritional data are much more relevant if given for a portion rather than for a fixed 100g.
Honestly, how can you compare 100g cinnamon, 100g cheese and 100g water? ;)
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What is the unit used for Niacin?

For Niacin, we use the unit "NE", which stands for "Niacin Equivalents". For instance, 1 mg of niacin = 60 mg of tryptophan.
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Is it possible to avoid visits to physicians just by consulting this website?

Of course not!
Browsing is not supposed to help you replace visits to doctors or nutritionists.
This website is aimed at people rather in good shape. It helps them learn about foods' nutritional values.
For instance, in order select the right foods to get more Magnesium, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin C or Proteins.
Or less Saturated Fats or Salt.
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I read on this website inconsistent data; for instance sometimes the sum of all fats does not match the total lipids. gets their data from Data Sources.
For a given food, the nutritional value for each nutrient may have been measured separately from other nutrients measures, with different scientific protocols, by different labs, and with slightly different foods.
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I read on this website nutritional data that differ from figures I know.

As stated before, gets their data from Data Sources.
The foods the labs made measures on may be different, and measure methods may be different too.
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Generally speaking, can one trust nutritional data?

Reading the other answers in this page, you may have noticed that nutrition is rather a "fuzzy" science: Can we then reject all these nutritional data?
Let's say that is a rule of thumb about what you should eat, and that too much importance should not be given to small details.
Use this website to select foods according to your needs and your tastes, then double check the nutritional data with other websites, with friends or with a physician.
And most of all, Bon Appétit!
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