Validation of the Heart Diet questionnaire

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Validation of the Heart Diet questionnaire. / Laursen, Ulla Bach; Rosenkilde, Lone Bjerregaard; Haugaard, Anne-Mette; Obel, Tina; Toft, Ulla; Larsen, Mogens Lytken; Schmidt, Erik Berg.

In: Danish Medical Journal, Vol. 65, No. 11, A5514, 01.11.2018.

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Laursen, UB, Rosenkilde, LB, Haugaard, A-M, Obel, T, Toft, U, Larsen, ML & Schmidt, EB 2018, 'Validation of the Heart Diet questionnaire', Danish Medical Journal, vol. 65, no. 11, A5514.

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Laursen, U. B., Rosenkilde, L. B., Haugaard, A-M., Obel, T., Toft, U., Larsen, M. L., & Schmidt, E. B. (2018). Validation of the Heart Diet questionnaire. Danish Medical Journal, 65(11), [A5514].

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Laursen UB, Rosenkilde LB, Haugaard A-M, Obel T, Toft U, Larsen ML et al. Validation of the Heart Diet questionnaire. Danish Medical Journal. 2018 Nov 1;65(11). A5514.

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Laursen, Ulla Bach ; Rosenkilde, Lone Bjerregaard ; Haugaard, Anne-Mette ; Obel, Tina ; Toft, Ulla ; Larsen, Mogens Lytken ; Schmidt, Erik Berg. / Validation of the Heart Diet questionnaire. In: Danish Medical Journal. 2018 ; Vol. 65, No. 11.

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title = "Validation of the Heart Diet questionnaire",
abstract = "INTRODUCTION: Reliable dietary information is crucial for measuring the habitual diet of healthy participants and patients with dyslipidaemia and/or coronary heart disease (CHD). Even so, methods are often complicated and time-consuming for everyone involved. We aimed to validate the new food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) named HeartDiet by comparing it to a validated 198-item FFQ and biomarkers.METHODS: Healthy local participants (n = 100) and participants with CHD from Aalborg University Hospital (n = 100) randomly completed HeartDiet and the 198-item FFQ. Biomarkers were analysed in a random sample of 50 healthy participants. Scatter plots and Spearman's rank correlation coefficient were used for statistics.RESULTS: We found a highly significant statistical correla-tion between the intake of fruit (ρ = 0.70; 95{\%} confidence interval (CI): 0.62-0.76), vegetables (ρ = 0.54; 95{\%} CI: 0.44-0.64), fish (ρ = 0.75; 95{\%} CI: 0.68-0.81) and saturated fatty acids (ρ = -0.51; 95{\%} CI:-0.61--0.40) measured by the HeartDiet and the 198-item FFQ. Also, correlations between the HeartDiet and serum β-carotene and serum n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids were statistically significant (fruit and vegetables: ρ = 0.59; 95{\%} CI: 0.37-0.74, and fish: ρ = 0.45; 95{\%} CI: 0.19-0.65).CONCLUSIONS: HeartDiet is well aligned with results from a semi-quantitative FFQ and biomarkers, and it is a practical, easy and quick-to-use tool to describe and monitor if a diet is heart-healthy or not.FUNDING: The study was supported by the Danish Heart Association.TRIAL REGISTRATION: not relevant.",
author = "Laursen, {Ulla Bach} and Rosenkilde, {Lone Bjerregaard} and Anne-Mette Haugaard and Tina Obel and Ulla Toft and Larsen, {Mogens Lytken} and Schmidt, {Erik Berg}",
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AU - Laursen, Ulla Bach

AU - Rosenkilde, Lone Bjerregaard

AU - Haugaard, Anne-Mette

AU - Obel, Tina

AU - Toft, Ulla

AU - Larsen, Mogens Lytken

AU - Schmidt, Erik Berg

PY - 2018/11/1

Y1 - 2018/11/1

N2 - INTRODUCTION: Reliable dietary information is crucial for measuring the habitual diet of healthy participants and patients with dyslipidaemia and/or coronary heart disease (CHD). Even so, methods are often complicated and time-consuming for everyone involved. We aimed to validate the new food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) named HeartDiet by comparing it to a validated 198-item FFQ and biomarkers.METHODS: Healthy local participants (n = 100) and participants with CHD from Aalborg University Hospital (n = 100) randomly completed HeartDiet and the 198-item FFQ. Biomarkers were analysed in a random sample of 50 healthy participants. Scatter plots and Spearman's rank correlation coefficient were used for statistics.RESULTS: We found a highly significant statistical correla-tion between the intake of fruit (ρ = 0.70; 95% confidence interval (CI): 0.62-0.76), vegetables (ρ = 0.54; 95% CI: 0.44-0.64), fish (ρ = 0.75; 95% CI: 0.68-0.81) and saturated fatty acids (ρ = -0.51; 95% CI:-0.61--0.40) measured by the HeartDiet and the 198-item FFQ. Also, correlations between the HeartDiet and serum β-carotene and serum n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids were statistically significant (fruit and vegetables: ρ = 0.59; 95% CI: 0.37-0.74, and fish: ρ = 0.45; 95% CI: 0.19-0.65).CONCLUSIONS: HeartDiet is well aligned with results from a semi-quantitative FFQ and biomarkers, and it is a practical, easy and quick-to-use tool to describe and monitor if a diet is heart-healthy or not.FUNDING: The study was supported by the Danish Heart Association.TRIAL REGISTRATION: not relevant.

AB - INTRODUCTION: Reliable dietary information is crucial for measuring the habitual diet of healthy participants and patients with dyslipidaemia and/or coronary heart disease (CHD). Even so, methods are often complicated and time-consuming for everyone involved. We aimed to validate the new food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) named HeartDiet by comparing it to a validated 198-item FFQ and biomarkers.METHODS: Healthy local participants (n = 100) and participants with CHD from Aalborg University Hospital (n = 100) randomly completed HeartDiet and the 198-item FFQ. Biomarkers were analysed in a random sample of 50 healthy participants. Scatter plots and Spearman's rank correlation coefficient were used for statistics.RESULTS: We found a highly significant statistical correla-tion between the intake of fruit (ρ = 0.70; 95% confidence interval (CI): 0.62-0.76), vegetables (ρ = 0.54; 95% CI: 0.44-0.64), fish (ρ = 0.75; 95% CI: 0.68-0.81) and saturated fatty acids (ρ = -0.51; 95% CI:-0.61--0.40) measured by the HeartDiet and the 198-item FFQ. Also, correlations between the HeartDiet and serum β-carotene and serum n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids were statistically significant (fruit and vegetables: ρ = 0.59; 95% CI: 0.37-0.74, and fish: ρ = 0.45; 95% CI: 0.19-0.65).CONCLUSIONS: HeartDiet is well aligned with results from a semi-quantitative FFQ and biomarkers, and it is a practical, easy and quick-to-use tool to describe and monitor if a diet is heart-healthy or not.FUNDING: The study was supported by the Danish Heart Association.TRIAL REGISTRATION: not relevant.

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