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Table 3 Dietary intakes of study participants across tertiles of MIND diet scorea (n = 6724)

From: Association between adherence to MIND diet and general and abdominal obesity: a cross-sectional study

VariablesTertiles of MIND diet scoreP-valueb
1 (0.5- < 6)2 (6–7)3 (> 7–11.5)
Food groups (g/d)
 Fruits206 ± 4.6272 ± 4.2364 ± 4.8< 0.001
 Vegetables171 ± 2.5208 ± 2.3262 ± 2.6< 0.001
 Dairy products336 ± 6.0326 ± 5.6336 ± 6.350.32
 Red meat75.0 ± 0.8269.5 ± 0.7660.7 ± 0.85< 0.001
 Organ meat2.37 ± 0.142.89 ± 0.132.99 ± 0.150.006
 White meat79.09 ± 1.087.1 ± 0.9998.4 ± 1.13< 0.001
 Legumes37.6 ± 0.7945.7 ± 0.7350.6 ± 0.82< 0.001
 Nuts5.7 ± 0.278.23 ± 0.2511.1 ± 0.28< 0.001
 Grains404 ± 3.61385 ± 3.35363 ± 3.7< 0.001
 Sweets23.4 ± 0.6023.8 ± 0.5522.0 ± 0.630.08
Nutrients
 Energy, kcal/d2156 ± 18.32388 ± 17.22588 ± 19.2< 0.001
 Carbohydrate, g/d284 ± 1.11290 ± 1.02298 ± 1.16< 0.001
 Protein, g/d86.82 ± 0.3388.0 ± 0.3190.5 ± 0.35< 0.001
 Fat, g/d101 ± 0.4199.5 ± 0.3895.9 ± 0.43< 0.001
 Fiber, g/d19.9 ± 0.1222.5 ± 0.1125.6 ± 0.12< 0.001
 Folate, μg/d545 ± 2.7564 ± 2.54585 ± 2.8< 0.001
 Vitamin B6, mg/d1.92 ± 0.0092.00 ± 0.0092.09 ± 0.009< 0.001
 Vitamin B12, μg/d3.15 ± 0.022.97 ± 0.022.53 ± 0.02< 0.001
 Magnesium, mg/d302 ± 1.16326 ± 1.08358 ± 1.22< 0.001
  1. aData are Mean ± standard error (SE)
  2. bAll values were adjusted for age, sex and energy, except for dietary energy intake, which was only adjusted for age and sex using ANCOVA