First-Stage Development and Validation of a Web-Based Automated Dietary Modeling Tool: Using Constraint Optimization Techniques to Streamline Food Group and Macronutrient Focused Dietary Prescriptions for Clinical Trials

@inproceedings{Probst2016FirstStageDA,
  title={First-Stage Development and Validation of a Web-Based Automated Dietary Modeling Tool: Using Constraint Optimization Techniques to Streamline Food Group and Macronutrient Focused Dietary Prescriptions for Clinical Trials},
  author={Yasmine C. Probst and Evan D. Morrison and Emma Sullivan and Hoa Khanh Dam},
  booktitle={Journal of medical Internet research},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Standardizing the background diet of participants during a dietary randomized controlled trial is vital to trial outcomes. For this process, dietary modeling based on food groups and their target servings is employed via a dietary prescription before an intervention, often using a manual process. Partial automation has employed the use of linear… CONTINUE READING