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Table 2 Factor loadings for the two dietary patterns identified in study participants

From: The effect of interaction between Melanocortin-4 receptor polymorphism and dietary factors on the risk of metabolic syndrome

Food groups Dietary patternsa,b
Western Healthy
Soft drinks 0.573  
Sweets and Sugar 0.559  
Fast foods 0.506  
Solid oils 0.455  
Red meats 0.451  
Salty snacks 0.447  
Refined grains 0.443  
High fat dairy 0.393  
Eggs 0.369  
Tea and coffee 0.326  
Poultry 0.251  
Non Starchy vegetables   0.650
Starchy vegetables   0.610
Legumes   0.589
Low fat dairy   0.466
Whole grains   0.436
Fruit juice 0.201 0.412
Liquid oils 0.315 0.342
Fruits   0.262
Fish   
Nuts and seeds   
Variance (%) 11.186 10.366
  1. aValues are factor loadings of dietary patterns measured by factor analysis. Factor loading below ±0.2 are not shown in the table for simplicity. bEigenvalues > 1, KMO: 0.75