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Tool Information: e-CA

Energy, Macronutrient, Food Groups Prospective 1 Day Food Diary Estimated No


This tool is an electronic mobile-based food record, which includes 900 foods and beverages classified in 14 categories and 60 subcategories. This tool was used to measure food intake in Swiss adults. The tool was validated in 2016

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Special Considerations

There is not yet a link with a nutritional database to calculate energy and nutrient intakes.

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Software Required

Android, iOS phone or computer access

Training Required

Interviewers need to be trained

Instructions on use

Instructions on use are provided by the project team

Administration Method


Data Analysis

Data can be collected from the app

Author Year Comparator Lifestage Sex Number of Nutrients Validated Mean Difference Variance Measured info Correlation Coefficients Percentage Agreement Limits of Agreement Special Considerations Action
Torre 2017 24hr Recall Adults Both 3 N/A