Recommended Intake of Key Food Groups and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Australian Older, Rural-Dwelling Adults
Alice J Owen, Michael J Abramson, Jill F Ikin, Tracy A McCaffrey, Sylvia Pomeroy, Brigitte M Borg, Caroline X Gao, David Brown, Danny Liew
NUTRIENTS | MDPI | Published : 2020
This study examined the relationship between diet quality scores and cardiometabolic risk factors in regionally-dwelling older Australian adults with increased cardiovascular risk. This study was a cross-sectional analysis of demographic, anthropometric, and cardiometabolic risk factor data from 458 participants of the Cardiovascular Stream of the Hazelwood Health Study. Participants completed a 120 item semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire. Multivariable linear regression adjusting for age, sex, smoking, physical activity, education, diabetes, and body mass index was used to examine the relationship between diet and cardiometabolic risk factors. Mean (SD) age of participants was 7..View full abstract
The Hazelwood Study was funded by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services, Australia. The paper presents the views of the authors and does not represent the views of the Department of Health and Human Services.