What is Food Diary?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

Most popular types: MyFitnessPal

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A food diary is used to keep track of foods consumed by an individual. Food sensitivities or calorie restriction are two common reasons to keep a food diary.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 3 1
Poor awareness of decision consequences 2 2
Bowel irritability 1 0
Increase effect of another treatment 1 0
Oral Allergy Syndrome 1 0
Weight gain 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Food Diary

Side effect Patients
Diarrhea 1
Nausea 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Food Diary

Dosage Patients
daily 2

Why patients stopped taking Food Diary

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
Personal research 1
See all 2 patients who’ve stopped using Food Diary

Duration

Currently using Food Diary

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped using Food Diary

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 3
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Food Diary.