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A critical review of predefined diet quality scores.
It is questionable whether a dietary score can be obtained that is a much better predictor of health outcome than existing indexes, which do not predict morbidity or mortality significantly better than individual dietary factors.
Population-based metagenomics analysis reveals markers for gut microbiome composition and diversity
Deep sequencing of the gut microbiomes of 1135 participants from a Dutch population-based cohort shows relations between the microbiome and 126 exogenous and intrinsic host factors, including 31 intrinsic factors, 12 diseases, 19 drug groups, 4 smoking categories, and 60 dietary factors, and an important step toward a better understanding of environment-diet-microbe-host interactions.
Plasma fibrinogen level and the risk of major cardiovascular diseases and nonvascular mortality: an individual participant meta-analysis.
CONTEXT Plasma fibrinogen levels may be associated with the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke. OBJECTIVE To assess the relationships of fibrinogen levels with risk of major vascular…
Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: a pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4·4 million participants
Polyunsaturated fatty acids, antioxidants, and cognitive function in very old men.
- S. Kalmijn, E. Feskens, L. Launer, D. Kromhout
- Psychology, MedicineAmerican Journal of Epidemiology
It is raised the possibility that high linoleic acid intake is positively associated with cognitive impairment and high fish consumption inversely associated with Cognitive impairment.
Dietary pattern and 20 year mortality in elderly men in Finland, Italy, and the Netherlands: longitudinal cohort study
Dietary intake of men aged 50-70 is associated with a 20 year, all cause mortality in different cultures, and the healthy diet indicator is useful for evaluating the relation of dietary patterns and mortality in a cross cultural setting.
Association between trans fatty acid intake and 10-year risk of coronary heart disease in the Zutphen Elderly Study: a prospective population-based study
Dietary flavonoids, antioxidant vitamins, and incidence of stroke: the Zutphen study.
The habitual intake of flavonoids and their major source (tea) may protect against stroke, after adjustment for potential confounders, including antioxidant vitamins.
Differences in the prospective association between individual plasma phospholipid saturated fatty acids and incident type 2 diabetes: the EPIC-InterAct case-cohort study
Cocoa intake, blood pressure, and cardiovascular mortality: the Zutphen Elderly Study.
In a cohort of elderly men, cocoa intake is inversely associated with blood pressure and 15-year cardiovascular and all-cause mortality.