Evaluation of the Grocery Purchase Quality-Index-2016

Our evaluation of the Grocery Purchase Quality Index-2016 has been published. (Brewster, P.J., Durward, C.M., Hurdle, J.F., Stoddard, G.J., Guenther, P.M., 2018, The Grocery Purchase Quality Index-2016 performs similarly to the Healthy Eating Index-2015 in a national survey of household food purchases. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 119(1):45-56). Please also read the accompanying

The Grocery Purchase Quality Index

If you’re familiar with my research, it’s probably because I led the development of the 2005 and 2010 revisions of the Healthy Eating Index (HEI). Currently, I’m working on the evaluation of the Grocery Purchase Quality Index-2016 (GPQI-2016), which is an HEI-like tool we developed here at the University of Utah to assess the quality

Mission Statement

When I left federal service in 2013, it was like graduating from high school. I had the opportunity to consider what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. I decided I want to use my skill set to help Americans who have limited financial resources. Long story short, I’m working on a