Dietary patterns, insulin resistance, and prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in women.

@article{Esmaillzadeh2007DietaryPI,
  title={Dietary patterns, insulin resistance, and prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in women.},
  author={Ahmad Esmaillzadeh and Masoud Kimiagar and Yadollah Mehrabi and Leila Azadbakht and Frank B Hu and Walter C Willett},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={910-8}
}
BACKGROUND Although individual foods and nutrients have been associated with the metabolic syndrome, whether dietary patterns identified by factor analysis are also associated with this syndrome is not known. OBJECTIVE We aimed to evaluate the association of major dietary patterns characterized by factor analysis with insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome among women. DESIGN Usual dietary intakes were assessed in a cross-sectional study of 486 Tehrani female teachers aged 40-60 y… CONTINUE READING
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