Obesity is currently a prevalent health concern in the United States. Essential to combating it are accurate methods of assessing individual dietary intake under ad libitum conditions. The acoustical monitoring system (AMS), consisting of a throat microphone and jaw strain sensor, has been proposed as a non-invasive method for tracking free-living eating events. This study assessed the accuracy of eating events tracked by the AMS, compared to the validated vending machine system used by the NIDDK in Phoenix.
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- Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2013Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-70)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Nutrition