Development of a diet quality index assessing adherence to the Swedish nutrition recommendations and dietary guidelines in the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort.

@article{Drake2011DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a diet quality index assessing adherence to the Swedish nutrition recommendations and dietary guidelines in the Malm{\"o} Diet and Cancer cohort.},
  author={Isabel Drake and Bo Gullberg and Ulrika Ericson and Emily Sonestedt and Jan Nilsson and Peter Wallstr{\"o}m and Bo Hedblad and Elisabet Wirf{\"a}lt},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={
          835-45
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To develop a diet quality index (DQI) that assesses adherence to the Swedish nutrition recommendations (SNR) and the Swedish dietary guidelines (SDG). DESIGN A cross-sectional study within the Malmö Diet and Cancer (MDC) cohort. A diet history method collected dietary data, a structured questionnaire lifestyle and socio-economic information, and anthropometric data were collected by direct measurements. The index (DQI-SNR) included six components: SFA, PUFA, fish and shellfish… CONTINUE READING
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