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Table 3 Summary of cross-sectional associations between data-driven dietary pattern category and inflammatory markers in a general adult population

From: Dietary patterns and associations with biomarkers of inflammation in adults: a systematic review of observational studies

Data-driven category Inflammatory marker assessed Inverse association
n
No association
n
Positive association
n
Unhealthy Adiponectin   6 1
CRP 3 21 5
Fibrinogen   6  
IL-6   6 3
TNF-α   7  
Unhealthy totals   3 46 10
Healthy Adiponectin 2 10  
CRP 6 8 1
Fibrinogen 1 1  
IL-6 1 3  
TNF-α   3  
Healthy totals   11 25 1
Mixed Adiponectin 1 6 1
CRP   11 2
Fibrinogen   2  
IL-6   4 1
TNF-α   3  
Mixed totals   1 28 4
Mediterranean Adiponectin 1 2  
CRP 5 3  
Fibrinogen 1 3  
IL-6   1  
Mediterranean totals   7 9  
  1. CRP C-reactive protein, IL-6 Interleukin 6, TNF-α Tumor Necrosis Factor α