Tool Information: Meal-based intake assessment tool (MBIAT)
|Micronutrient, Food Groups||Usual; Retrospective||1 Month||Food Frequency Questionnaire||No||Detailed Information||Web Link|
This tool is a semi-quantitative web-based food frequency questionnaire, which includes up to 630 questions. Using standard portion sizes and photographs, the tool was designed to investigate the dietary intake of Fe and Zn and their absorption modifiers. This tool has been validated once in 2005.
Updates to the food composition table and database mapping is required to use the dietary assessment tool due to reformulation of food in the UK since 2005.
Web-MBIAT (No longer supported)
Interviewers need to be trained.
Instructions on use
Instructions on how to use the dietary assessment tool can be found in the publications.
Instructions on how the dietary data was analysed can be found in the publications.
|Author||Year||Comparator||Lifestage||Sex||Number of Nutrients Validated||Mean Difference||Variance Measured||Correlation Coefficients||Percentage Agreement||Limits of Agreement||Special Considerations||Action|
|Heath||2005||Weighed Food Diary||Adults||Male Only||5||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||Participants were excluded if they had chronic or acute illness that might affect Fe intake or status.||Detailed Information||Web Link|