Document Detail


Development of an iron checklist to guide food intake.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3086419     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An iron checklist comprised of 93 foods was developed to evaluate food choices in terms of iron concentration or frequency of use and to incorporate principles of iron nutriture. The instrument was tested with 89 Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program technicians. The correlation between points scored on the iron checklist and milligrams of iron calculated from the same 24-hour recall was 0.77. Analyzing iron points by food group highlighted the fact that half of the group had not consumed milk foods and half of the group was receiving 6 to 18 mg iron from the meat group. Seventy-five percent of the sample improved their knowledge of iron foods by using the checklist to assess their diets and to identify food sources of iron. In comparison with the use of a computer, use of the iron checklist was shown to be cost-effective for assessing, teaching, and evaluating program outcomes.
Authors:
A A Hertzler; T R McAnge
Related Documents :
12081829 - Diet and iron status of nonpregnant women in rural central mexico.
19292749 - Micronutrient sprinkles add more bioavailable iron to some kenyan complementary foods: ...
16890919 - Effect of salivary proteins on the transport of tannin and quercetin across intestinal ...
3975569 - Iron absorption from red and white wines.
12725399 - Photoacoustic determination of iron in corn meal.
18803729 - Production and shelf stability of multiple-fortified quick-cooking rice as a complement...
23451049 - Population densities, vegetation green-up, and plant productivity: impacts on reproduct...
12380979 - Lake constance--a model for integrated lake restoration with international cooperation.
11683559 - Analytical approaches to food-based dietary guidelines in the european setting.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Dietetic Association     Volume:  86     ISSN:  0002-8223     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Diet Assoc     Publication Date:  1986 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-07-09     Completed Date:  1986-07-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503061     Medline TA:  J Am Diet Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  782-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Dietetics / education
Energy Intake*
Food Analysis
Food Habits
Humans
Iron / analysis*
Questionnaires
Software
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7439-89-6/Iron

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Beneficial effects of tissue-type plasminogen activator in acute myocardial ischemia in cats.
Next Document:  Use of silicone fluids in studies of cellular amino acids.