Class 5 Dietary Assessement Notes 2011

Class 5 Dietary Assessement Notes 2011 - Dietary Assessment...

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Dietary Assessment HUN 4445 Objectives By the end of class, students will be able to: Identify strengths and limitations of the methods of dietary assessment and the conditions under which each is most appropriately used Discuss standards used for evaluating diets of individuals Dietary Assessment Methods 24 hour recall Usual diet recall Food frequency Food record Diet history 24-Hour Recall Advantages Quick, easy Literacy not needed Low cost Disadvantages May not reflect usual intake Portion size estimation is difficult Relies on memory and truthfulness Over and under-reporting Portion Size Estimation Tools Food Frequency Advantages : Self-administered Intake patterns Target foods or nutrients Optically scannable Useful for ranking intake Disadvantages: Limited to foods on list Over-estimation vs under-estimation Unmeasured details Accuracy of nutrient quantification Food Record Advantages : Quantitative information Food recorded as consumed (?) Increased awareness of eating behaviors
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