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I'm interested in data on people's eating habits. Ideally this would be a "food journal" type of thing that has data from individuals showing what they ate at what times/days. Ideally it also would include information like whether they were eating at home or at a restaurant. As always, I'm interested in data at as fine a level of granularity as possible, so I'd prefer a dataset of individual records of individual people's individual meals/snacks rather than aggregated data showing how much people in some group ate on average.

Any ideas on where I can obtain such data?

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The UK has done a family food survey for a number of years. It breaks down food categories and percentage of consumption. Has national, region, urban, rural, by age, by income, etc.

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/family-food-datasets

I've not review this USDA dataset, but the description seems to be what you are looking for:

USDA's National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey (FoodAPS) is the first nationally representative survey of American households to collect unique and comprehensive data about household food purchases and acquisitions

http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/foodaps-national-household-food-acquisition-and-purchase-survey.aspx

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The USDA is the place to look for food journal data: http://www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=13793

The NHANES has a food survey component:

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/tutorials/dietary/SurveyOrientation/intro.htm

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