What's new

Here is where you can get up to date on Intake's most recent news and announcements.  We also provide links below to selected recent publications and news articles, and other noteworthy items and events relevant to the collection, analysis and use of dietary data. 

News & Announcements

July 8, 2020

This Intake Advocacy Note describes how quantitative 24-hour dietary recall data can be used in the development of food-based dietary guidelines to improve nutrition in low- and middle-income countries.

June 1, 2020

Early results from a research initiative supported by Intake to advance the development and validation of a global metric of diet quality will be presented virtually at the ASN Nutrition 2020 conference this week. The abstracts and ePosters are available at the below links:

A Novel Food-Based Diet Quality Score Is Associated with Nutrient Adequacy and Reduced Anemia Among Rural Adults in Ten African Countries

Validation of a New Instrument for Assessing Diet Quality and Its Association with…

May 31, 2020

This Intake survey guidance document describes recommended routines and procedures for testing the precision and accuracy of digital dietary scales used throughout all phases of work for a quantitative 24-hour dietary recall survey.  Recommended specifications for dietary scales used in quantitative 24-hour dietary recall surveys in low- and middle income countries are described …

May 31, 2020

Intake has published a new survey guidance document, to provide recommended specifications for dietary scales for use in quantitative 24-hour dietary recall surveys in low- and middle-income countries.

April 29, 2020

This newly published article describes a validation study of the 24-hour recall method in adolescents 10-11 y and 12-14 y of age in Burkina Faso against whole-day weighed observations.  While both age groups underestimated nutrient intakes by 24-hour recall, the degree of underestimation may be acceptable for the 12-14 y old adolescents.