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What is the contribution of dietary patterns and nutritional status to chronic disease susceptibility and prevention?

The top four causes of deaths in the U.S. are diet related and many other troublesome diseases are affected by diet, It will be important therefore to capture nutritional status, food environment, and repeated 24h (ASA24s) dietary intakes along with measures that can validate dietary measures of public policy interest including added sugar, energy, protein, sodium, iron, vitamins, dietary supplements, potassium, fruits and vegetables and fish (for which validate measures exist).

The remaining questions allow you to outline in more detail the information needed to address your research question. The series of questions allow up to five entries. If you have more than five entries, please try to prioritize them and enter the remainder in the final field. When done, click Submit at the bottom. Yes

Select your required Data Item #1, which is most important to your study. This would be an item that needs to be generated and collected from different sources using various procedures, tools, techniques, assays, etc. If not in the current selection, please enter it in the textbox below. Diet

If you did not find your method for obtaining Data Item #1 in the dropdown selection above, please enter it here. On-line questionaire, ASA-24 from NCI

If you did not find your methodology specifications for Data Item #1 above, please enter it here. 2 week day and 1 weekend done once a year

If Data Item #2 was not in the dropdown, please enter it here. Objective measures of diet to further validate ASA-24s

If Method #2 was not in the dropdown, please enter it here hair, nail clippings (stable isotope ratios can be used for added sugar, fish, vegetarian diet), 24h urine (N, acylcarnitines, Na/K intake), plasma for nutritional status measures

Specification #2 Once per year


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