Researchers say CDC nutrition-survey data may be flawed

10/11/2013 | National Journal

Decades of CDC data on Americans' lifestyle and diet may be skewed because it was gathered by nutrition surveys that asked people to report what they ate, researchers reported in the journal PLoS One. The study team wrote that the surveys show implausible estimates of energy intake and widespread under-reporting of calorie intake, indicating memory cannot be trusted as a source of nutrition data.

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