Assessing Dietary Intake in Childhood Cancer Survivors: Food Frequency Questionnaire Versus 24-Hour Diet Recalls.

Auteur(s) :
Must A., Zhang FF., Roberts SB., Saltzman E., Kelly MJ., Parsons SK., Wong WW., Gilhooly CH.
Date :
Oct, 2015
Source(s) :
JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY AND NUTRITION. #61:4 p499-502
Adresse :
Department of Nutrition Sciences, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy †Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University ‡Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA §Baylor College of Medicine, USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX ||Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Floating Hospital for Children, Tufts Medical Center #Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA. fang_fang.zhang@tufts.edu

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Cancer diagnosis and treatment may influence dietary intake. The validity of using self-reported methods to quantify dietary intake has not been evaluated in childhood cancer survivors. We validated total energy intake (EI) reported from Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) and repeated 24-hour diet recalls (24HRs) against total energy expenditure (TEE) measured using the doubly labeled water method in 16 childhood cancer survivors. Dietary underreporting, assessed by (EI-TEE)/TEE × 100%, was 22% for FFQ and 1% for repeated 24HRs. FFQ significantly underestimates dietary intake and should not be used to assess the absolute intake of foods and nutrients in childhood cancer survivors.

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