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

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.

March 4, 2020

Intake has released a new dietary data video.  This video describes the nutrition situation in Mexico and how dietary data have been used to successfully advocate for and inform evidence-based food taxation policies in the country.  The video is available with English, Spanish, and French sub-titles.

February 9, 2020

This newly published article describes a study protocol developed to validate a passive dietary assessment method for estimating food and nutrient intake in LMICs. The research to be carried out aims to advance low cost, objective, fast, and accurate methods for collecting and analyzing dietary intake data in LMICs.