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Tool Information: myfood24

Energy, Macronutrient, Micronutrient, Food Groups Retrospective; Prospective 1 Day 24 Hour Recall No


myfood24 is an online 24-hour dietary assessment tool that can be used as a dietary recall or as a food diary. Using standard portion sizes, photographs and the ability for participants to enter specific food weights, myfood24 intends to provide a quick and easy-to-use tool to track, monitor and analyse nutritional intake. The tool covers a wide range of generic and branded foods and has had both relative and absolute validity assessed. This included comparison against a range of biomarkers.

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Special Considerations

Other European language versions with relevant food tables are available. Modules for baby food measurement are available. The system can also be used for teaching with additional feedback. There is a fee to use the tool. See the website for more details.

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Software Required

Computer access

Training Required


Instructions on use

Instructions on use are provided by the project team.

Administration Method

Self-administered or Interviewer-administered

Data Analysis

The tool provides nutrient data ouput as an Microsoft Excel file. Further analysis needs to be conducted within a statistical package.

Author Year Comparator Lifestage Sex Number of Nutrients Validated Mean Difference Variance Measured info Correlation Coefficients Percentage Agreement Limits of Agreement Special Considerations Action
Albar 2016 24hr Recall Adolescents Both 8