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Questions Added or Modified on C-DHQ II:
Tomato and vegetable juice: Separated into two questions.
Milk: Added almond milk as a milk substitute; added separate question on chocolate milk, with sub-category for reduced-fat or fat-free; added separate question on milkshake.
Water: Added sub-category for vitamin water.
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: Added sub-category for fortified cereal (Vector or PC Force Active); added sub-category for "All-Bran" types.
Cauliflower and Brussels sprouts: Separated into two questions.
Lettuce: Added sub-category to include dark green vegetables.
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: Added separate question on burgers from fast food or other restaurants and 'Not from fast food or restaurants'; sub-category for burgers NOT from fast food or restaurant includes lean or extra-lean ground beef.
Hot dog: Added wieners.
Fish and seafood category: Fish and shellfish separated into two questions:
- Shellfish: Fried and not fried; and
- Fish: Added question for Dark oily fish; Ready-to-eat battered fish or fish sticks; and white or lean fish.
Meat: Added meat cooking questions (regarding outside and inside appearance after cooking).
Tofu, soy burgers or soy meat-substitutes: Tofu separated from soy burgers/soy meat substitutes.
Soup: Bean sub-category includes bean, pea, and lentil soups.
Baking powder biscuits: Includes scones and tea biscuits.
Potato chips, tortilla chips and corn chips: Tortilla/corn chips and potato chips separated into two questions.
Nuts and seeds: Seeds in separate question from nuts; sub-category added for peanuts.
Yogurt: Added sub-category for low-fat or fat-free.
Ice cream: Does not include sherbet.
Eggs: Sub-category added for egg substitutes or egg whites.
Iced tea: Includes canned, bottled cold or iced tea; added sub-category for presweetened with sugar or artificial sweeteners and kind of sweetener.
Hot tea: Added sub-category for green, herbal, and decaffeinated.
Non-dairy creamers added to coffee or tea: Referred to as whiteners and includes (cream, milk, or non-dairy creamer); sub-categories added for non-dairy creamer; cream or half and half; and milk.
Foods and beverage items added:
- Sports drinks;
- Energy drinks;
- Berries: blueberries, raspberries, Saskatoon berries, or blackberries;
- Winter squash;
- Baked bean;
- Other seeds: sunflower or pumpkin seeds; and
- Coffee drinks (latte, mocha, cappuccino or Frappuccino).
Foods eaten in the past month at least three times added:
- Beef jerky;
- Dark chocolate;
- Dried curcumin, turmeric;
- Dried oregano;
- Fresh basil, cilantro or parsley;
- Game meat;
- Mangoes; and
Artificial sweetener list modified to include:
- Equal, NutraSweet, or aspartame;
- Sweet'N Low or cyclamate;
- Splenda or sucralose;
- Hermesetas or saccharin;
- Herbal sweeteners like Stevia.
Multivitamins: Added subcategory to include prenatal type.
Calcium supplements or calcium containing antacids: Separated questions for calcium supplements and for calcium containing antacids; sub-category for extra strength antacid; sub-categories for calcium containing vitamin D, calcium containing magnesium and calcium containing zinc.
Added supplements: Iron; folic acid.
Added to single supplements taken more than once per week: B12; beta carotene; magnesium; Occu-vite/eye; potassium; vitamin A.
Added to herbal, botanical or other supplements taken more than once per week: Chondroitin; coenzyme Q-10; energy supplement; fish oil/omega-3s; flaxseed oil; peppermint; probiotics, red clover; soy supplement; sports supplement.
Food and Food Group Questions Deleted from C-DHQII:
Seasonality questions (summer and rest of the year): Soft drinks, beer, cooked cereal, and soups.
Wine: Wine coolers.
Chips: Sub-category for low-fat, or fat-free.
Cheese: Sub-category for fat-free cheese.
Cake: Sub-category for light, low-fat, or fat-free.
Cookies or brownies: Sub-category for light, low-fat, or fat free.
Sweet muffins or dessert breads: Sub-category for light, low-fat, or fat-free.
Margarine: Sub-category for regular-fat and fat-free.
Mayonnaise: Sub-category for regular-fat and fat-free.
Sour cream: Sub-category for regular-fat.
Cream cheese: Sub-category for regular.
Salad dressing: Sub-category for regular.
Foods eaten in the past month at least three times:
- Milkshakes or ice-cream sodas;
- beta carotene;
- vitamin A.
Single supplements taken more than once per week: Brewer's yeast; cod liver oil; coenzyme Q; fish oil; folic acid/folate; glucosamine; hydroxytryptophan (HTP); iron; niacin.
Herbal, botanical or other supplements taken more than once per week: Aloe vera; astragalus; bilberry; cascara sagrada; cat's claw; cayenne; dong kuai; goldenseal; grapeseed extract; kava kava; milk thistle; Siberian ginseng; valerian.