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Table 2 Factor loadings of dietary patterns in Mexican adolescentsa

From: Dietary patterns associated with body mass index (BMI) and lifestyle in Mexican adolescents

Food groups Component or pattern
Westernized High animal protein and fat Prudent
Refined grains .755   
Desserts .685   
Sweets and sugar .682   
Pastry .681   
Snacks .664   
Tortilla .629   
Mexican food .570 .444  
High-fat dairy .532   
Soda .488   
Poultry .485 .409  
Egg .478   
Coffee and tea    
Red meat   .637  
Fish and sea food   .634  
Alcohol   .548  
Low energy beverages   .536  
Processed meat .473 .523  
Sweet beverages .415 .503  
Saturated fat   .494  
Whole grains    .610
Low-fat dairy    
Vegetables    .843
Tomato    .703
Potato    .694
Legumes    .692
Fruit    .679
Vegetable oils    .644
Juice   .431 .481
  1. aExtraction method: Principal component analysis (PCA) with varimax rotation