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Reproducibility and validity of a semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the reproducibility and validity of a 61-item semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire used in a large prospective study among women. This form wasExpand
Inflammation, aspirin, and the risk of cardiovascular disease in apparently healthy men.
BACKGROUND Inflammation may be important in the pathogenesis of atherothrombosis. We studied whether inflammation increases the risk of a first thrombotic event and whether treatment with aspirinExpand
Dietary fiber, glycemic load, and risk of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in women.
OBJECTIVE To examine prospectively the relationship between glycemic diets, low fiber intake, and risk of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. DESIGN Cohort study. SETTING In 1986, a total ofExpand
Reproducibility and validity of an expanded self-administered semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire among male health professionals.
The authors assessed the reproducibility and validity of an expanded 131-item semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire used in a prospective study among 51,529 men. The form was administered byExpand
Trans fatty acids and cardiovascular disease.
The intake of trans fat has been associated with coronary heart disease, sudden death from cardiac causes, and diabetes. This article reviews the evidence for physiological and cellular effects ofExpand
Alternative dietary indices both strongly predict risk of chronic disease.
The Healthy Eating Index-2005 (HEI-2005) measures adherence to the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, but the association between the HEI-2005 and risk of chronic disease is not known. TheExpand
Plasma concentration of interleukin-6 and the risk of future myocardial infarction among apparently healthy men.
BACKGROUND Interleukin-6 (IL-6) plays a central role in inflammation and tissue injury. However, epidemiological data evaluating the role of IL-6 in atherogenesis are sparse. METHODS AND RESULTS InExpand
Obesity, Fat Distribution, and Weight Gain as Risk Factors for Clinical Diabetes in Men
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relation between obesity, fat distribution, and weight gain through adulthood and the risk of non-insulin-dependent diabetes melli-tus (NIDDM). RESEARCH DESIGN ANDExpand
Diet quality and major chronic disease risk in men and women: moving toward improved dietary guidance.
BACKGROUND Adherence to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, measured with the US Department of Agriculture Healthy Eating Index (HEI), was associated with only a small reduction in major chronicExpand
Moderate alcohol intake and lower risk of coronary heart disease: meta-analysis of effects on lipids and haemostatic factors
Abstract Objective: To summarise quantitatively the association between moderate alcohol intake and biological markers of risk of coronary heart disease and to predict how these changes would lowerExpand