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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
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Adherence to a DASH-style diet and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke in women.
BACKGROUND The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet has been shown to lower blood pressure, but little is known about its long-term effect on cardiovascular end points. Our objectiveExpand
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Diet-quality scores and plasma concentrations of markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction.
BACKGROUND Endothelial dysfunction is one of the mechanisms linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. OBJECTIVE We assessed the association between several diet-quality scores andExpand
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Association between dietary patterns and plasma biomarkers of obesity and cardiovascular disease risk.
BACKGROUND Although the effects of individual foods or nutrients on the development of diseases and their risk factors have been investigated in many studies, little attention has been given to theExpand
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Dietary patterns and the risk of coronary heart disease in women.
BACKGROUND Although substantial information on individual nutrients or foods and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) is available, little is known about the role of overall eating pattern. METHODSExpand
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Major dietary patterns are related to plasma concentrations of markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction.
BACKGROUND Endothelial dysfunction is one of the mechanisms linking diet and the risk of cardiovascular disease. OBJECTIVE We evaluated the hypothesis that dietary patterns (summary measures ofExpand
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Mediterranean Diet and Incidence of and Mortality From Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke in Women
Background— Several studies have documented an inverse association between adherence to the Mediterranean diet and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), but few data are available on the relationshipExpand
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Whole-grain intake and the risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective study in men.
BACKGROUND Certain dietary components may play a role in the prevention of type 2 diabetes. OBJECTIVE We examined prospectively the associations between whole- and refined-grain intake and the riskExpand
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Sweetened beverage consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in women.
BACKGROUND Previous studies have linked full-calorie sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) with greater weight gain and an increased risk of type 2 diabetes. OBJECTIVE We prospectively examined theExpand
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Major dietary patterns and the risk of colorectal cancer in women.
BACKGROUND Several foods and nutrients have been implicated in the development of colon and rectal cancers. In this study, we prospectively assessed the associations between major dietary patternsExpand
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