John C Clemens

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BACKGROUND The US Department of Agriculture Automated Multiple-Pass Method (AMPM) is used for collecting 24-h dietary recalls in What We Eat In America, the dietary interview component of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Because the data have important program and policy applications, it is essential that the validity of the method be(More)
BACKGROUND Given current sodium-reduction strategies, accurate and practical methods to monitor sodium intake in the US population are critical. Although the gold standard for estimating sodium intake is the 24-h urine collection, few studies have used this biomarker to evaluate the accuracy of a dietary instrument. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to compare(More)
BACKGROUND The dietary sodium-to-potassium ratio (Na:K) is shown to be more strongly associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and CVD-related mortality than either sodium or potassium intake alone. OBJECTIVE The aim was to estimate the Na:K in the diet of US adults. METHODS Among US adults from the 2011-2012 NHANES (≥20 y; 2393(More)
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