Dietary Assessment


Find the SuperTracker and other tools related to dietary assessment, including the National Cancer Institute's Diet History Questionnaire. Also find a link to the Dietary Assessment Calibration/Validation Register, a registry of validation studies and publications.



Choose My Plate icon SuperTracker

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

This practical tool lets you track and score your eating and activity habits. Gives tips for making healthy changes.


Nutrition Analysis Tool (NAT)

University of Illinois. Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition.

A free Web-based nutrient analysis program. Requires log-in.


Fat Intake Screener

NutritionQuest.

Compares individual fat intake to that of the average American.


Fresh vegetables Fruit, Vegetable and Fiber Screener

NutritionQuest.

Do you get your five-a-day? Find out if you're eating enough fruits and vegetables to reduce the risk of chronic disease.


Healthy Body Calculator

Ask the Dietitian.

Calculator provides results on weight, body frame size, Body Mass Index (BMI), waist to hip ratio, nutrient recommendations and physical activity.


Diet History Questionnaire

DHHS. NIH. National Cancer Institute.

Part of Risk Factor Monitoring and Methods, this questionnaire provides background information and tools and resources for utilizing this program.


Dietary Assessment Calibration/Validation Register

DHHS. NIH. National Cancer Institute.

Register contains studies and publications which compare dietary intake estimates from two or more dietary assessment methods.


Behavior Change and Maintenance

DHHS. NIH. Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research.

Summary report of research on key health behaviors and lifestyle factors affecting disease.


USDA Healthy Eating Index

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

The HEI is a summary measure of overall diet quality.