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This technical report describes the process of developing food-based dietary guidelines (FBDGs). One of the steps in this process is to gather information on individual food consumption patterns…


This Guardian article discusses how unregulated advertising has contributed to a pervasive problem of junk food consumption among children globally.

Dehghan SK

This Intake technical report provides a framework for the development of metrics of diet quality for women of reproductive age in low- and middle-income countries.

Arimond M, Deitchler M

This paper provide an overview of the state of large-scale food fortification in the world, with an emphasis on the gaps and challenges to the scaling-up of the fortification of staple foods to…

Darton-Hill I, Neufeld L, Vossenaar M, Osendarp S, Martinez H

This report describes the importance of food consumption surveys as analytical tools in food and nutrition policy and programme design, and in the targeting and monitoring of nutritional goals in…

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

LanguaL is a faceted food description language that was originally developed by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for food safety purposes.  It has been further developed in Europe for use…

Moller A, Ireland J

These guidelines aim to describe the optimal information to be collected in food consumption surveys to allow classification and data analysis according to the extent and purpose of food…

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

This FAO and FANTA document provides guidance for the collection of the Minimum Dietary Diversity for WRA (MDD-W) indicator.  MDD-W is a dietary diversity indicator that has been shown to reflect…

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FHI 360