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Tool Information: Semiquantitative Food Diary (Germany)

Energy Prospective 1 day Food Diary Estimated No


This tool is a semiquantitive, self-administered 4 day food diary containing 270 food items with given portion sizes, split into 27 food groups. This tool was developed to obtain acurate results while having lower participant and researcher burden. This tool was validated in 2005.

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Special Considerations

The food diary, data entry and nutrient calculation software and food coding documents are available to download from the website: by following the links ‘Press’, ‘Downloads’ and ‘Epidemiological assessment tools’. To obtain additional data, please contact the tool owner.

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Software Required

Please see website for software download.

Training Required

Not reported

Instructions on use

Detailed instructions were given to participants regarding how to complete the booklet

Administration Method


Data Analysis

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

Author Year Comparator Lifestage Sex Number of Nutrients Validated Mean Difference Variance Measured info Correlation Coefficients Percentage Agreement Limits of Agreement Special Considerations Action
Koebnick 2005 Doubly Labelled Water Adults Male Only 0 Subjects were healthy with a BMI < 30kg/m2, all subjects had no prior experience of dietary assessments tools.
Doubly Labelled Water Adults Female Only 0
Doubly Labelled Water Adults Both 0