Are Certain Dietary Patterns More Highly Correlated with Improved Menopausal Symptoms?
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:
Some evidence that dietary patterns impacts
menopausal symptoms, data is still limited
Soleymani et al. (Menopause, 2019) investigated
the associations between dietary patterns and physical, mental, and
genitourinary menopausal symptoms
Postmenopausal women (minimum one year) attending
routine medical follow-up
Otherwise healthy and BMI <40 kg/m2
Menopause Rating Scale (MRS) questionnaire to
assess menopause symptoms
General and detailed food questionnaire: 147-item,
semi-quantitative to collect dietary information
Waist circumference | BMI | International
Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) with physical activity score determined
as metabolic equivalent (MET)/h/wk
Linear regression to evaluate the relationship
between menopausal symptoms and dietary patterns
Confounders for adjustment included: Age | Activity
| BMI, Years of menopause | Energy intake | General health (e.g., comorbidities,
medications etc.) | Supplements | Occupations of participants and their family
heads | Education of participants and their family heads | Marital status, |
Parity | Economic status
Due to large number of items, items were grouped
to determine dietary patterns
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