Nutrient-rich foods, cardiovascular diseases and all-cause mortality: the Rotterdam study

@article{Streppel2014NutrientrichFC,
  title={Nutrient-rich foods, cardiovascular diseases and all-cause mortality: the Rotterdam study},
  author={Martinette T. Streppel and Diewertje Sluik and J F van Yperen and Anouk Geelen and Albert Hofman and O. H. Franco and Jacqueline C. M. Witteman and Edith J. M. Feskens},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2014},
  volume={68},
  pages={741-747}
}
Background/Objectives:The nutrient-rich food (NRF) index assesses nutrient quality of individual food items by ranking them according to their nutrient composition. The index reflects the nutrient density of the overall diet. We examined the associations between the NRF9.3 index—a score on the basis of nine beneficial nutrients (protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals) and three nutrients to limit (saturated fat, sugar and sodium)—incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) events and all-cause… CONTINUE READING