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Table 3 Correlation between BALANCE diet components and total index

From: Development of a dietary index based on the Brazilian Cardioprotective Nutritional Program (BALANCE)

  Green group Yellow group Blue group Red group Total index
Green group 1     
Yellow group 0.0113 1    
Blue group 0.0096 0.0053 1   
Red group 0.0883 0.0430 0.0892 1  
Total index 0.4033 0.4594 0.6131 0.6157 1
  1. BALANCE = Brazilian Cardioprotective Nutritional Program. Green group = vegetables, fruits, beans and legumes, fat free milk and yogurt. Yellow = rice, bread, pasta, oats, couscous, nuts, vegetable oil. Blue = meat, fish, cheese, eggs. Red = ultra-processed foods