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Table 1 The list of facets and the examples of the corresponding descriptors in Globodiet for DNFCS 2007–2010

From: Importance of details in food descriptions in estimating population nutrient intake distributions

  Facet Names Number of Descriptors Examples of Descriptors
1 Source 21 beef, goat, pork …
2 Physical state/form as quantified 28 liquid, reconstituted from powder, minced …
3 Cooking method 28 cooked, baked, barbecued …
4 Preservation method 13 canned, frozen, dried …
5 Packing medium 22 canned in oil, canned in water …
6 Flavoured component 37 nuts, spices, mint …
7 Sugar content 6 non sweetened, sweetened, sugar reduced …
8 Fat content 39 whole, partially skimmed, skimmed …
9 Type of packing 4 in box, in paper, in bottle …
10 Food production 12 homemade fat used known, commercial fat used unknown …
11 Enriched/fortified 11 vitamins, mineral components, dietary fibre...
12 Brand name (yes/no)a 2 yes, no
13 Skin consumed 3 undefined, without skin, with skin
14 Visible fat consumed 3 undefined, without visible fat, with visible fat
15 Type of fat used 2 no fat used, choose from the food list
16 Type of milk/liquid used 13 milk, whole milk, skimmed milk...
  1. aA brand name would be entered if participants chose the descriptor ‘yes’, entered brand names were not put in the random forest analysis in this study