Journal article

The Dietary Inflammatory Index and Human Health: An Umbrella Review of Meta-Analyses of Observational Studies

Wolfgang Marx, Nicola Veronese, Jaimon T Kelly, Lee Smith, Meghan Hockey, Sam Collins, Gina L Trakman, Erin Hoare, Scott B Teasdale, Alexandra Wade, Melissa Lane, Hajara Aslam, Jessica A Davis, Adrienne O'Neil, Nitin Shivappa, James R Hebert, Lauren C Blekkenhorst, Michael Berk, Toby Segasby, Felice Jacka

ADVANCES IN NUTRITION | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2021

Abstract

Numerous observational studies have investigated the role of the Dietary Inflammatory Index (DII®) in chronic disease risk. The aims of this umbrella review and integrated meta-analyses were to systematically synthesize the observational evidence reporting on the associations between the DII and health outcomes based on meta-analyses, and to assess the quality and strength of the evidence for each associated outcome. This umbrella review with integrated meta-analyses investigated the association between the DII and a range of health outcomes based on meta-analyses of observational data. A credibility assessment was conducted for each outcome using the following criteria: statistical heteroge..

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