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Tool Information: FFQ (FODMAPs)

Full Nutrient Retrospective Day/Week/Month/Year Food Frequency Questionnaire No


This tool is a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) containing 297-items designed to assess macronutrient and micronutrient intake, FODMAPs, fiber, starch, glycemic index and glycemic load. The tool was developed to quantify FODMAP ingestion. The tool was validated in 2010.

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Special Considerations

Participants who exhibited major dietary change during the study period or low energy reporting on the FFQ were excluded.

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Data Analysis

Instructions on how the dietary data was analysed can be found in the publications and the website

Author Year Comparator Lifestage Sex Number of Nutrients Validated Mean Difference Variance Measured info Correlation Coefficients Percentage Agreement Limits of Agreement Special Considerations Action
Barrett 2011 Estimated Food Diary Adults, Elderly Both 36 There were a greater proportion of women and higher education levels and weekly income in the studied group