Tanisha F. Aflague

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BACKGROUND Accurately assessing the diets of children and adolescents can be problematic. Use of technologies, such as mobile apps designed to capture food and beverages consumed at eating occasions with images taken using device-embedded cameras, may address many of the barriers to gathering accurate dietary intake data from adolescents. OBJECTIVE The(More)
INTRODUCTION Fruit and vegetable consumption may reduce risk for chronic disease and obesity. Children's fruit and vegetable intake is mediated by a preference or willingness to try them. This study's primary objective was to adapt the previously validated WillTry tool and to evaluate the adapted version among children in Guam. METHODS Adaptations to the(More)
Children's readiness to use technology supports the idea of children using mobile applications for dietary assessment. Our goal was to determine if children 3-10 years could successfully use the mobile food record (mFR) to capture a usable image pair or pairs. Children in Sample 1 were tasked to use the mFR to capture an image pair of one eating occasion(More)
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