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Assessing Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in a 5 a Day Study Targeting Rural Blacks: The Issue of Portion Size

Citation

Kramish-Campbell, Marci; Polhamus, Barbara; McClelland, Jacquelyn W.; Bennett, Karen; Kalsbeek, William D.; Coole, David; Jackson, Bethany; & Denmark-Wahnefried, Wendy (1996). Assessing Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in a 5 a Day Study Targeting Rural Blacks: The Issue of Portion Size. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 96(10), 1040-2.

Abstract

Food frequency questionnaires (FFQs) are used to collect dietary data in various study settings. Controversy exists regarding the relative contribution of portion information to FFQ sensitivity, validity, and reliability (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8). The application of FFQs to intervention studies requires investigation of whether portion information may contribute to the responsiveness of the instrument to dietary change

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0002-8223(96)00274-x

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Journal of the American Dietetic Association

Author(s)

Kramish-Campbell, Marci
Polhamus, Barbara
McClelland, Jacquelyn W.
Bennett, Karen
Kalsbeek, William D.
Coole, David
Jackson, Bethany
Denmark-Wahnefried, Wendy

Year Published

1996

Volume Number

96

Issue Number

10

Pages

1040-2

Reference ID

1110