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Summary of Differences between the DHQII and the C-DHQ II

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Questions Added or Modified on C-DHQ II:

Water: Added sub-category for water with added vitamins/minerals.

Wine: Added sub-category for red wine.

Cooked breakfast cereals: Added Red River; added sub-category for oatmeal, other cooked cereals with fat added; added sub-category for oatmeal, other cooked cereals with added milk.

Cold breakfast cereal: Brands changed in sub-categories.

Cauliflower and Brussels sprouts: Separated into two questions.

French fries: Includes poutine.

Bread or rolls as part of sandwiches: Includes flatbreads (such as pita, roti or tortilla).

Bread or rolls NOT as part of sandwiches: Includes flatbreads (such as pita, roti or tortilla).

Hamburgers or cheeseburgers NOT from a fast food or restaurant: Added extra lean to the sub-category for burgers made with lean ground beef.

Hot dog: Added wieners.

Fish: Sub-category "other fish not fried" replaced with white or lean fish.

Meat: Added meat cooking questions (outside and inside appearance after cooking).

Tofu, soy burgers, or soy meat-substitutes: Tofu in a separate question from soy burgers/soy meat substitutes.

Soup: Bean soup sub-category includes bean, pea, and lentil soups.

Biscuits: Includes baking powder biscuits, scones and tea biscuits.

Nuts: Does not include seeds; added a sub-category for peanuts.

Ice cream: Does not include sherbet.

Hot tea: Added sub-category for green, herbal, and decaffeinated.

List of artificial sweeteners modified to include:

  • Equal, NutraSweet, or aspartame;
  • Sweet'N Low or cyclamate;
  • Splenda or sucralose;
  • Hermesetas or saccharin;
  • Herbal sweeteners like Stevia.

Foods, beverage or supplement line items added:

  • Milkshakes;
  • Berries: blueberries, raspberries, Saskatoon berries or blackberries;
  • Baked beans;
  • Flaxseeds;
  • Other seeds: sunflower or pumpkin seeds; and
  • Coffee drinks (latte, mocha, cappuccino, or frappucino).

Foods eaten in the past month at least three times added to list:

  • Beef jerky;
  • Dark chocolate;
  • Dried curcumin, turmeric;
  • Dried oregano;
  • Fresh basil, cilantro or parsley; and
  • Game meat.

Vitamin and mineral supplements added: Prenatal subcategory to multivitamins; vitamin D, folic acid/folate.

Herbal, botanical, or other supplements taken more than once per week added: red clover.

Questions Deleted from C-DHQII:

Carrot juice.

Water: Sub-category for bottled, unsweetened water.

Wine: Wine coolers.

Cooked cereal: Grits.

Potato chips: Sub-category for fat-free potato chips.

Corn or tortilla chips: Sub-category for fat-free corn chips or tortilla chips.

Hot coffee: Coffee drinks such as latte, mocha, or frappuccino.

Chips: Sub-category for low-fat, or fat-free chips.

Cheese: Sub-category for fat-free cheese.

Cake: Sub-category for light, low-fat, or fat-free cake.

Cookies or brownies: Sub-category for light, low-fat, or fat free cookies or brownies.

Sweet muffins or dessert breads: Sub-category for light, low-fat, or fat-free sweet muffins or dessert breads.

Margarine: Sub-category for regular-fat margarine, or fat-free margarine.

Mayonnaise: Sub-category for regular-fat mayonnaise, or fat-free mayonnaise.

Sour cream: Sub-category for regular-fat sour cream.

Cream cheese: Sub-category for regular-fat cream cheese.

Salad dressing: Sub-category for regular-fat types.

Seasonality questions (summer and rest of the year): Soft drinks, beer, cooked cereal, soups.

Single supplements taken more than once per week: Folic acid, vitamin D.

Foods eaten in the past month at least three times:

  • Milkshakes or ice-cream sodas;
  • oysters.

Last Modified: 09 Jul 2014