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Table 2 Factor loading matrix of the derived dietary patterns (n = 242)

From: Dietary patterns and their associations with gestational weight gain in the United Arab Emirates: results from the MISC cohort

Food groupsDiverse dietary patternWestern dietary pattern
Fruits0.630.21
Vegetables0.61
Mixed dishes0.59
Meat0.54 
Dairy0.490.19
Grains0.480.32
Legumes and nuts0.46
Fats and oils0.320.25
Hot beverages0.24
Sweets0.75
Sugar-sweetened beverages0.71
Added sugars0.63
Fast food0.230.53
Eggs0.40
Offals0.31
%Total variance explained15.915.3
  1. Factor loading < 0.2 were removed for simplicity