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Table 1 Factor-loading matrix for dietary patterns among the non-frail population at baseline

From: Major dietary patterns and risk of frailty in older adults: a prospective cohort study

  Prudent pattern Westernized pattern
Foods   
Olive oil 0.726 *
Non-leafy vegetables 0.608 −0.303
Leafy vegetables 0.539 −0.228
Potatoes (other than French fries) and other tuber products 0.418 *
Legumes (non-soy-derived products) 0.394 *
Blue fish 0.341 *
Pasta 0.314 0.185
Sauces 0.313 0.200
Poultry and other unprocessed white meat 0.280 −0.163
Refined grains and breakfast cereals 0.268 *
Non-blue fish and seafood 0.266 −0.152
Eggs 0.214 0.194
Nuts and oily seeds 0.184 *
Water, infusions, non-sweetened non-alcoholic beverages * *
Preserved fruits and olives * *
Refined bread products 0.264 0.543
Whole dairy products * 0.397
French fries 0.247 0.382
Red and processed meat 0.246 0.379
Sugar and honey * 0.334
Beer, wine and cider * 0.304
Pastries * 0.299
Non-olive oils * 0.284
Sweetened non-alcoholic beverages * 0.278
Hard liquor (whisky, gin, rum, brandy, vodka) * 0.222
Appetizers * 0.174
Biscuits * *
Butter, margarine and lard * *
Organ meats * *
Coffee and tea * *
Chocolate and cocoa * *
Other sweets (jam, jelly, marzipan, candies) and sweetener * *
Soy-derived products * *
Low-fat dairy products * −0.363
Fresh fruit and fruit juices * −0.391
Whole grain products * −0.430
  1. *Correlation coefficient between 0.15 and −0.15; n = 1,872.