Dietary Assessment Methods workshop

26 March 2015
Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, Lancashire

The workshop brings together current knowledge and practice on dietary assessment methods, with a particular focus on choosing correct assessment techniques for optimising dietary intake data measurement. The practical, guided session enables delegates to trial computational analysis of dietary data parallel to one-to-one drop-in discussions with experts in the field.

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How will you benefit from attending the workshop?


Aims and objectives:

  • Select appropriate dietary assessment methods to address research aims
  • Understand how to minimise data collection error whilst estimating portion sizes 
  • Understand limitations about food composition databases
  • Learn about new approaches in dietary assessment methods 
  • Familiarise themselves with energy adjustment in nutrition surveys 
  • Appreciate the application of dietary pattern methodology in nutrition surveys

Who should attend the workshop?
The workshop is open for all with a Bsc level of knowledge in dietary assessment methods.

The programme can be viewed here, or you can download a printable PDF here.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits

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This event has received Association for Nutrition (AfN) CPD Endorsement.

Previous delegate comments:
"Excellent course content"
"This was an excellent course, appropriate context, led by established researchers would highly recommend"
"Good grounding to dietary assessment" 

Accurate reporting of food intake can be challenging and there are many factors that contribute, not least, the method by which the intake is recorded. In this free to access article, published in Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, Phyllis Stumbo from the University of Iowa explains the history of dietary assessment and reviews digital methods in improving food record accuracy.

How to register and registration fees
Registration is now open.

If you have any queries or for further information, please contact Hajnal Zdravics, Training & Education Manager.

The Nutrition Society reserves the right to cancel the workshop.