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Table 1 Food groupings in dietary pattern analysis

From: Dietary differences between elderly Iranians living in Sweden and Iran a cross-sectional comparative study

Food groups Food items
Bread and grain Refined and whole bread and grain, pasta, cookies/cakes, breakfast cereal, porridge, rice
Vegetables and roots Vegetables, legumes, potato, starchy vegetables
Fruit Fruit, fruit juice, berries, melons
Meat Red meat, poultry, fish, egg, offal
Dairy Milk, fermented milk, yoghurt, cheese
Edible fat Vegetable oil and animal fat