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Food or nutrient pattern assessment using the principal component analysis applied to food questionnaires. Pitfalls, tips and tricks
(Taylor & Francis, 2019)
We considered the Blom’s transformation, a statistical method aimed to normalise and standardise food intakes before principal component analysis. A simulation study was performed to evaluate the eigenvalue distribution ...
Plasma phospholipid fatty acid patterns are associated with adiposity and the metabolic syndrome in black South Africans: a cross-sectional study
(Clinics Cardive Publishing, 2019)
Background: Diets rich in n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and saturated fatty acids (SFA) have been associated with increased risk of obesity and the metabolic syndrome (MetS), but the evidence is inconsistent, ...