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Dietary pattern and 20 year mortality in elderly men in Finland, Italy, and the Netherlands: longitudinal cohort study
Abstract Objective: To investigate the association of dietary pattern and mortality in international data. Design: Cohort study with 20 years' follow up of mortality. Setting: Five cohorts inExpand
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Effects of persistent physical activity and inactivity on coronary risk factors in children and young adults. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study.
The tracking of physical activity and its influence on selected coronary heart disease risk factors were studied in a 6-year (original survey in 1980, with follow-ups in 1983 and 1986) study ofExpand
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Validity and reproducibility of a food frequency questionnaire for pregnant Finnish women.
The authors developed a self-administered 181-item food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) to assess dietary intake during pregnancy for Finnish women from August 1995 to July 1996. In the validationExpand
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Consistent dietary patterns identified from childhood to adulthood: the cardiovascular risk in Young Finns Study.
Dietary patterns are useful in nutritional epidemiology, providing a comprehensive alternative to the traditional approach based on single nutrients. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study is aExpand
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Dietary Factors Determining Diabetes and Impaired Glucose Tolerance: A 20-year follow-up of the Finnish and Dutch cohorts of the Seven Countries Study
OBJECTIVE To investigate the role of diet as a predictor of glucose intolerance and non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS At the 30-year follow-up survey of theExpand
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Cohort profile: the cardiovascular risk in Young Finns Study.
In Finland, coronary heart disease (CHD) incidence was very high in the 1960s and 1970s. In line with this high incidence, the Seven Countries Study showed that the level of serum cholesterol inExpand
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Reproducibility and validity of dietary assessment instruments. I. A self-administered food use questionnaire with a portion size picture booklet.
A self-administered food use questionnaire which included 276 food items and mixed dishes and a portion size picture booklet with 122 photographs was developed for a large lung cancer interventionExpand
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Validity of a food frequency questionnaire varied by age and body mass index.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The validity of food frequency questionnaires (FFQs) in measuring food consumption and nutrient intake has to be assessed. The objective of this study was to assess theExpand
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Fish consumption and coronary heart disease mortality in Finland, Italy, and The Netherlands.
Fish consumption seems to protect against death from coronary heart disease (CHD). If this association is due to n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, especially fatty fish may be responsible for thisExpand
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Longitudinal changes in diet from childhood into adulthood with respect to risk of cardiovascular diseases: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
Objective: To assess nutrient intakes relevant in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) among young adults in Finland and to find past and present determinants of quality of diet.Design:Expand
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