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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, ...
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 ...