The University of Southampton
Medicine

Research project: A UK on-line 24h dietary recall tool for population studies: development, validation and practical application (myfood24)

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The aim of the project is to design a new online method to collect dietary intake, assess its validity and feasibility and compare it to the traditional methods of measuring diet to see if the new method is comparable or better.

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Primary Care & Population Sciences Academic Units

The new tool will help to potentially improve the way dietary intake is measured in population studies aimed at gaining more information about how diet is related to disease. It is also likely to be more cost-effective by saving time and money on deriving nutrient values which will be automatically generated by linking this tool to a 75 thousand item UK food database.

To try myfood24, go to www.myfood24.org, and click ‘Try a Demo’.

Principal investigator – Prof Janet Cade (University of Leeds)

Local co-investigator: Dr Nisreen Alwan, PCPS

Duration: July 2012 – December 2015

Funder: MRC (£989,000)

Contact: j.e.cade@leeds.ac.uk

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