On this website you will find the methods and results of each food consumption survey performed.


VCP 2019-2021

DNFCS 2019-2021, 1-79 years

 

Ongoing study to monitor the food consumption and intake of energy and nutrients of the general Dutch population 1-79 years old. Data collection started medio 2019 for the duration of two years.


 


VCP 2012-2016

DNFCS 2012-2016, 1-79 years

 

Most recent published study on food consumption and intake of energy and nutrients of the general Dutch population 1-79 years old. Data was collected in 2012 to 2016. The results are published in Dutch at www.wateetnederland.nl. An english report is in preparation.  

 


DNFCS older adults 2010-2012, 70+ years

 

From October 2010 – February 2012 the food consumption is measured of community-dwelling elderly in the age of 70 years and older. Particular regard is given to the intake of vegetables, fruit, fish and fluids and the percentage of elderly that complies with the recommendation on energy, vitamin B2, B6, B12, C and D, folic acid, folate and calcium.


DNFCS 2007-2010, 7-69 years
 

From 2007-2010 the food consumption was measured from the general Dutch population in the age of 7 to 69 years. Special regards is given to the consumption of fruit, vegetables and fish, energy intake and the fatty acid profile of the diet.


    DNFCS young children 2005-2006, 2-6 years

     

    From 2005-2006 the food consumption and intake of energy and nutrients was measured among young children 2 to 6 years of age.

     


    DNFCS young adults 2003, 19-30 years

     

    In 2003 the food consumption and intake of energy and nutrients was measured of young adults in the age of 19 to 30 years.

     


    DNFCS prior to 2003

     

    In the Netherlands food consumption surveys are performed since 1987. Prior to 2003, the food consumption surveys were coordinated by TNO-Nutrition with a different method than the recent food consumption surveys.