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

GDQS Social Media Toolkit

April 28, 2023

We welcome your involvement to help promote uptake and use of the Global Diet Quality Score (GDQS) metric and app through your engagement with this

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Call for Expressions of Interest for No-Cost, Multi-Year Technical Support from Intake

March 15, 2023

Over the last five years, Intake has provided no-cost, multi-year technical support to 8 low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) for dietary survey planning and dietary data collection, processing, cleaning, and analysis.  In 2023, we will provide technical support to many of these countries to help optimize the use of the data collected for informing country programs and policies.

Over the next four years, Intake is available to work with up to six additional LMICs who plan to carry out a quantitative 24-hour dietary recall survey to inform country programs and policies. We are…

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New Intake Publication: Guidance for the Use of Standard and Non-Standard Recipes in Quantitative 24-Hour Dietary Recall Surveys - The Simple Ingredient Method

December 31, 2022

This Intake publication provides guidance for the planning, data collection, and analysis work related to standard and non-standard recipe data in the context of quantitative 24-hour dietary recall surveys. The simple ingredient method for recipes is the method of focus described in the document.

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Call for Papers: Measuring Diets and Food Choice in the Context of a Changing World

December 12, 2022

Frontiers in Nutrition journal is accepting manuscript submissions to be considered for inclusion in a special issue of the journal focused on Measuring Diets and Food Choice in the Context of a Changing World. The aim of the special issue is to look beyond dietary consumption (what people eat) by considering more holistically the various drivers of food choice (how and why people eat the foods they do), to better understand what underpins individual decisions. Editors of this special issue of Frontiers in Nutrition include: Winnie Bell at the Intake - Center for Dietary Assessment,…

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New Intake Publication: How to Compile a Conversion Factor Database for a Dietary Survey

December 7, 2022

This Intake publication provides detailed technical guidance for how to collect, compile, and use portion size estimation method conversion factors in the context of a quantitative 24-hour dietary recall survey. Fundamental guidance related to the processing of quantitative dietary survey data is provided. Access the survey guidance document here.

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