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Dietary patterns among older Europeans: the EPIC-Elderly study.

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Overall dietary patterns have been associated with health and longevity. We used principal component (PC) and cluster analyses to identify the prevailing dietary patterns of 99 744 participants, aged 60 years or older, living in nine European countries and participating in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Elderly cohort) and to examine their socio-demographic and lifestyle correlates. Two PC were identified: PC1 reflects a 'vegetable-based' diet with an e...

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10.1079/bjn20051456

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Orfanos, P More by this author
Ferrari, P More by this author
Overvad, K More by this author
Hundborg, HH More by this author
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Journal:
The British journal of nutrition
Volume:
94
Issue:
1
Pages:
100-113
Publication date:
2005-07-05
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EISSN:
1475-2662
ISSN:
0007-1145
URN:
uuid:def6bb8f-b176-419d-9bc7-6bee42320c9a
Source identifiers:
39575
Local pid:
pubs:39575

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