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Tool Information: Food Diary (Web-based)

Energy Prospective 1 day Food Diary Estimated No


This tool is a self-monitoring web-based estimated food diary that uses an online food database to search for food and drink items. The web-based nature was designed to simplify the recording process and reduce completion time to lower respondent burden. This is a pilot study designed to evaluate the accuracy of energy intake estimated by the estimated food record.

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Special Considerations

This is a pilot study using a convenience sample of overweight or obese women who were either staff or students at the University of Newcastle, Australia.

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Software Required

Computer and internet access

Training Required

Participants attended a session to learn how to log-in to the platform and enter food items

Instructions on use

Instructions on how to use the dietary assessment tool can be found in the publication

Administration Method


Data Analysis

Instuctions on how the dietary data was analysed can be found in the publications and 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
Hutchesson 2013 Doubly Labelled Water Adults Female Only 0 Participants were overweight or obese female staff or students from The University of Newcastle, Australia