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Table 2 Factor loadings of three dietary patterns identified by principal component analysis a

From: Dietary patterns in relation to testosterone levels and severity of impaired kidney function among middle-aged and elderly men in Taiwan: a cross-sectional study

 Fried-processed dietary patternVege-seafood dietary patternDairy-grain dietary pattern
Dark-colored vegetables0.756
Light-colored vegetables0.742
Fruits0.403
Root crops0.47
Legumes/beans0.431
Fried rice/flour products0.47
Preserved/processed foods0.599
Organ meats0.501
Sauce0.567
Instant noodles0.424
Deep-fried foods0.663
Meats0.485
Eggs0.39
Seafood0.444
Dairy products0.657
Milk0.586
Bread0.499
Whole grains0.392
Sugar-sweetened beverages0.501
Jam or honey0.478
Rice or flour products0.398
Oil added vegetables/salad0.567
  1. a Factor loading below 0.30 was not shown in the table for simplicity. The food group with smaller factor loading value was eliminated as appearing in more than one dietary factor