Tool Information: myfood24
|Energy, Macronutrient, Micronutrient, Food Groups||Retrospective; Prospective||1 Day||24 Hour Recall||No||Detailed Information||Web Link|
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.
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.
Instructions on use
Instructions on use are provided by the project team.
Self-administered or Interviewer-administered
The tool provides nutrient data ouput as an Microsoft Excel file. Further analysis needs to be conducted within a statistical package.