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Tool Information: Meal-Q FFQ (Energy & macronutrient)

Energy, Macronutrient Retrospective: Usual Week/Month Food Frequency Questionnaire No


This tool is a self administered, semi-quantitative web based food frequency questionnaire called Meal-Q. The tool was developed to measure energy and macronutrient intake in adults based on results from a population-based study in Sweden. This tool has been validated once.

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Special Considerations

This tool is a modified, shorter version of a previous web-based FFQ called 'MaxMeal-Q.' The tool was formed by omitting less common food items. Internet access is required to use this tool

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Data Analysis

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

Author Year Comparator Lifestage Sex Number of Nutrients Validated Mean Difference Variance Measured info Correlation Coefficients Percentage Agreement Limits of Agreement Special Considerations Action
Christensen 2013 Weighed Food Diary Adults Both 6 Subjects were recruited through the VALMA study and from three universities in Stockholm, Sweden.