Empowering consumers through realtime dietary data insight

Mikkelsen, B. E. (Lecturer)

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations


Estimating dietary intake traditionally rely on labor intensive and retrospective self-reported methods. But in the digital age new and alternative methods for capturing food intake data are popping up. At the same time there seems to be a new interest among citizens in data sharing with trusted partners. This open up for new opportunities for the nutrition and food intake scientist. The Donate Your Food Data case study examines how open data sharing of household food shopping data can be used in a food, nutrition and health research infrastructure. It uses of a panel of consumers that gives permission to share their food shopping on a family basis. The presentation gives an account of how the participating households can donate data from their food related loyalty card transactions. It invites for partners to assist in strengthening the environmental impact part
Period31 Oct 2019
Event typeSeminar
LocationCopenhagen, Denmark
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Donate Your Food Data