The Use of Mobile Devices in Aiding Dietary Assessment and Evaluation

  title={The Use of Mobile Devices in Aiding Dietary Assessment and Evaluation},
  author={Fengqing Zhu and Marc Bosch and Insoo Woo and SungYe Kim and Carol Jo Boushey and David S. Ebert and Edward J. Delp},
  journal={IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing},
There is a growing concern about chronic diseases and other health problems related to diet including obesity and cancer. The need to accurately measure diet (what foods a person consumes) becomes imperative. Dietary intake provides valuable insights for mounting intervention programs for prevention of chronic diseases. Measuring accurate dietary intake is considered to be an open research problem in the nutrition and health fields. In this paper, we describe a novel mobile telephone food… CONTINUE READING
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