Accurate and Efficient Assessments

Validated online nutritional analysis software to support research into diet-related disease

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myfood24 accurately assesses dietary intake to support academic research

Created and validated by experts, myfood24 was developed to be a quick and easy to use solution that would stand up to the academic rigour demanded by world-class research into dietary assessment. Participants are able to record their dietary intake by selecting foods and portion sizes and adding them to their food diary. Researchers can manage participants, track activity and use the results generated to provide a full range of food and nutrient outputs.



Time saved with myfood24

Time savings

myfood24 can be self-completed by participants and eliminates the need for diary ‘coding’

myfood24 dataset has increased accuracy

Increased accuracy

The uniquely mapped branded dataset has been created and quality-checked by experts

myfood24 is validated against biomarkers

Biomarker validation

myfood24 has been validated against a suite of independent nutrient biomarkers

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Evidence-based creation

myfood24 has been developed using robust methodologies

myfood24 was developed and validated by academic experts at the University of Leeds and Imperial College London. Everything from the development of the database to the user-interface has been created using evidence-based methodologies.

This academic heritage means myfood24 stands up to the rigour demanded by world-class researchers and is widely used by a number of leading academic institutions.

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Unique databases

myfood24 holds a comprehensive database of branded food items

Developed to reflect the wide range of food products available in UK supermarkets, the myfood24 dataset contains a wide range of branded and generic items, none of which have been crowd-sourced - this makes sure the data is reliable.

myfood24 holds extensive macro- and micro-nutrient information on both branded and generic items due to the comprehensive and novel mapping process used. No other tool has a database like this! 

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Simple to use

Using myfood24 is quick and easy for both admins and end-users 

Whether you're the system administrator or an end-user completing your diary, myfood24 is simple to use. Since its creation it has been built with users in mind to make dietary assessment as quick and stress-free as possible.

To ensure its simplicity of use, myfood24 been usability tested amongst a variety of ages ranging from adolescents to older adults to ensure diary completion is as smooth as possible.

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Great Features

Simple to use food diary system

Initially created and validated with ~£1m grant funding from the UK Medical Research Council, myfood24 was created to provide an easy to use solution that quickly and accurately assesses dietary intake. Here's just some of the great features that make myfood24 so user-friendly for both researchers and participants. 


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Portion images

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myfood24 has a variety of portion images for thousands of food items to help participants complete their diary as accurately and quickly as possible
Branded food items

Branded foods

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The unique and expertly created database contains thousands of branded food items typically found in supermarkets as well as generic items from food tables.
Prompts for forgotten food items


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myfood24 has a variety of prompts built into the food diary to help improve accuracy of recall. Prompts include accompaniments and commonly forgotten items.
Extensive feedback summary

Extensive feedback

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Extensive feedback is provided to the researcher including spreadsheets that provide a summary of participant intake, as well as a detailed breakdown, item by item.
Recipe builder

Recipe builder

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Participants can enter home cooked meals as recipes. When calculating the nutritional information, myfood24 takes into account weight and nutrient changes on cooking.
Make a list

Make a list

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To help speed up diary completion, myfood24 allows participants to quickly list all the items they've consumed before searching for them. Similar to the multiple pass method.

What our customers think

Here's what some of our customers think about using myfood24

We’ve gathered data from more than 1000 cancer patients with myfood24. So user friendly.

Dr Abi Fisher Associate Professor in Physical Activity & Health, UCL

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myfood24 has made it possible for us to collect 24 h recalls on our participants in a user-friendly way and at the same time the program has provided us with the quality dietary data we need for our research.

Professor Anne Tjønneland Danish Cancer Society

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The mobile optimised version of myfood24 is coming soon, the images of myfood24 on a mobile device are of the new design and do not reflect the current live system. We recommend to continue using myfood24 on a computer, laptop or tablet.