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The authors compared how four indexes-the Healthy Eating Index-2005, Alternate Healthy Eating Index, Mediterranean Diet Score, and Recommended Food Score-are associated with colorectal cancer in the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study (n = 492,382). To calculate each score, they merged data from a 124-item food frequency questionnaire(More)
Background/Objectives:To examine associations between food patterns, constructed with cluster analysis, and colorectal cancer incidence within the National Institutes of Health–AARP Diet and Health Study.Subjects/Methods:A prospective cohort, aged 50–71 years at baseline in 1995–1996, followed until the end of 2000. Food patterns were constructed,(More)
Objective:To determine the effects of dietary change on serum concentrations of insulin, glucose, IGF-I and IGFBP-3.Subjects:From among participants in a randomized clinical trial of men and women without a history of diabetes who were 35 years old or older and who had at least one histologically confirmed colorectal adenoma removed during a qualifying(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Hand grip strength (HGS) has been found to respond to nutrition deprivation and repletion but few studies have investigated its use as an independent nutrition assessment tool. We conducted an observational study to determine if HGS can predict nutrition status independently of other factors. METHODS The Patient Generated Subjective(More)
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