A meat, processed meat, and French fries dietary pattern is associated with high allostatic load in Puerto Rican older adults.

BACKGROUND Consumption of certain dietary patterns, such as a Western diet, has been associated with unfavorable physiologic outcomes. Diet has been proposed as a contributor to allostatic load, a composite measure of physiological dysregulation. OBJECTIVE To determine the association of dietary patterns, defined by "meat and french fries," "traditional… CONTINUE READING