Dietary patterns and cognitive function in elderly men in Finland, Italy and the Netherlands

  title={Dietary patterns and cognitive function in elderly men in Finland, Italy and the Netherlands},
  author={P P Huijbregts and E J M Feskens and Leena R{\"a}s{\"a}nen and Flaminio Fidanza and Adalberta Alberti-Fidanza and Aulikki Nissinen and Simona Giampaoli and Daan Kromhout},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
Objective: To relate dietary patterns to cognitive function in elderly men.Design: Cross-sectional study.Setting: Population based.Subjects: 1049 men aged 70–91 years around 1990 in five cohorts from the Seven Countries Study: Finland (2 cohorts), the Netherlands (1 cohort), and Italy (2 cohorts).Interventions: Food intake was estimated by a cross-check dietary history. Based on the WHO guidelines for the prevention of chronic diseases, a healthy diet indicator was calculated (HDI). A higher… CONTINUE READING

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