Dietary Assessment Instruments for Research

Measures Registry (Childhood Obesity Research)

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.

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.

The science of sustaining health behavior change: the health maintenance consortium

National Center for Biotechnology; National Institute of Health

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.

Short Dietary Assessment Instruments

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.

Automated Self-administered 24-Hour Dietary Recall (ASA24)

DHHS. NIH. National Cancer Institute.

A tool to allow automated self-administered 24-hour recalls that can be used for diet assessment and nutrition counseling.