Advances in the Assessment of Dietary Intake

Dale A. Schoeller, M. Westerterp

August 16, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 364 Pages - 9 Color & 52 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498749329 - CAT# K27142

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Features

  • Covers the range of novel, technologic advances in dietary assessment.
  • Describes the strengths and limitations of common dietary assessments both laboratory and traditional freeliving methods.
  • Includes a comprehensive description of the varied goals of dietary assessment.
  • Each chapter includes the theoretical basis of new assessment methodologies, their strengths and weaknesses, and basic information required to select the best approach based on individual needs.

Summary

Considerable evidence proves that self-reported dietary intake using written diaries or recalls are subject to bias resulting in poor accuracy. While dietary intake data are needed to drive many nutritional policies, the obesity epidemic has increased the need to assess diet with absolute accuracy.