Personal dietary assessment using mobile devices

  title={Personal dietary assessment using mobile devices},
  author={Anand Mariappan and Marc Bosch and Fengqing Zhu and Carol Jo Boushey and Deborah Anne Kerr and David S. Ebert and Edward J. Delp},
  journal={Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering},
Dietary intake provides valuable insights for mounting intervention programs for prevention of disease. With growing concern for adolescent obesity, the need to accurately measure diet becomes imperative. Assessment among adolescents is problematic as this group has irregular eating patterns and have less enthusiasm for recording food intake. Preliminary studies among adolescents suggest that innovative use of technology may improve the accuracy of diet information from young people. In this… CONTINUE READING
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