food frequency questionnaire


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food frequency questionnaire

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FFQ

A tool used in clinical and research nutrition designed to identify the types and quantities of nutrients contained in the foods ingested by a subject.
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Zhang M, Binns CW and AH Lee A quantitative food frequency questionnaire for women in southeast China: development and reproducibility.
This complements data reported by Roetert (2006) and demonstrates a need for supplement evaluation when estimating daily calcium intake by food frequency questionnaires.
Fruit and vegetable consumption was measured with a 7-item food frequency questionnaire.
Additionally, "although the food frequency questionnaires have been well validated, calcium intake was not perfectly assessed in this study"
A food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) asks participants about specific foods consumed in a specific time frame.
Rose and her colleagues examined this possible link using a larger sample of both men and women, two measures of chocolate consumption (a food frequency questionnaire and another questionnaire that quantified chocolate intake specifically), and the Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale (CES-D) to measure mood (Arch.
Among limitations of the study, researchers derived the data from a self-reported food frequency questionnaire of monthly consumption instead of daily, which could underestimate associations.
The Three-Factor Eating Questionnaire-R18, Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale, and a 132-item Food Frequency Questionnaire were used.
The women completed a 126-item food frequency questionnaire at enrollment.
In an analysis funded by Meat and Livestock Australia, the report shows that data from a food frequency questionnaire could produce outcomes showing the impact of red meat consumption on total fat intake to vary from 19.
Participants answered questions regarding their diet and beverage consumption two years prior to prostate cancer diagnosis using a validated food frequency questionnaire, and were interviewed about demographic and lifestyle information, family history of cancer, medication use and prostate cancer screening history.
Researchers analyzed food frequency questionnaire data and tracked health outcomes for 16 years (1992-2008) on 26,902 male health professionals ages 45-82.