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Dietary Assessment Instruments for Research

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

The HEI is a summary measure of overall diet quality.

DHHS. NIH. National Cancer Institute.

A free food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) for use by researchers, clinicians, or teachers.

National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research.

For public health researchers, a searchable database of diet and physical activity measures (or tools) relevant to childhood obesity research to promote the consistent use of common measures and research methods.

DHHS. NIH. National Cancer Institute.

ASA24 is a freely available web-based tool for epidemiologic, interventional, behavioral, or clinical research that enables multiple automatically coded self-administered 24-hour recalls and food records. The ASA24 system can also be used by clinicians for diet assessment and nutritional counseling and educators for teaching about nutrition or dietary assessment.

DHHS. NIH. National Cancer Institute.

Find short dietary assessment instruments, also known as screeners, for fruit and vegetable, fiber, and fat intake. Also read about appropriate uses of theses screeners.