Accuracy of visual estimates of plate waste in the determination of food consumption.

  • Samuel Dubois
  • Published 1990 in Journal of the American Dietetic Association

Abstract

A six-point visual estimation scale developed by Comstock was used by qualified dietitians to rate amounts of 978 servings of 117 different food items remaining as plate waste. Consumption of the food items was estimated as the difference between the weight of a randomly selected full serving of each item and the score on the visual estimation scale, which… (More)

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@article{Dubois1990AccuracyOV, title={Accuracy of visual estimates of plate waste in the determination of food consumption.}, author={Samuel Dubois}, journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association}, year={1990}, volume={90 3}, pages={382-7} }