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The diet adherence in cardiovascular risk factors patients in the north of Iran based on the Mediterranean diet adherence
M Mahdavi-roshan, A Salari *, M Ggholipour, M Naghshbandi
, marjanmahdavi60@gmail.com
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BACKGROUND AND OBHECTIVE: Inappropriate nutrition is one of the risk factors for cardiovascular diseases and correction of dietary habits can be helpful for controlling and preventing of disease. But before any nutritional intervention, it is necessary to have the prospect of eating habits of people. The aim of this study was to assess the adherence of healthy diet and related factors in the north of Iran.
METHODS: This cross-sectional study was conducted on 550 men and women with cardiovascular risk factors that referred to Heshmat hospital in Rasht. Risk factors and information was collected by interview and reading medical history. The Mediterranean Diet Adherence Screener was used for assessing dietary adherence, this screener was modified according to religious beliefs and culture of Iran. Dietary score between 0-5 consider low dietary adherence, score between 6-9 consider moderate dietary adherence and score 10 and upper consider suitable dietary adherence.
 FINDINGS: The mean age of participants was 58±0.38years. 71.4% of participants had obesity or over weight. The mean of dietary adherence was 5.76±0.07. Forty three percent of participants had low adherence, 55 % had medium adherence and just 2% had suitable adherence. The mean of dietary adherence in men was significantly higher than women (p=0.001). Participants in rural area and high educational participants insignificantly had an unsuitable dietary adherence.
CONCLOUSION: Based on our results the dietary adherence in the north of Iran was unsuitable. Education to different group about healthy dietary intake and using a Mediterranean dietary pattern that is similar to dietary intake in the north of Iran, is recommended.

Keywords: Cardiovascular disease, Dietary adherence, Mediterranean dietary pattern, North of Iran.
Type of Study: Dicscriptive | Subject: nutriiton
Received: 2017/05/25 | Accepted: 2017/09/6 | Published: 2017/09/23
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DOI: 10.22088/jbums.19.10.4

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Mahdavi-roshan M, Salari A, Ggholipour M, Naghshbandi M. The diet adherence in cardiovascular risk factors patients in the north of Iran based on the Mediterranean diet adherence . JBUMS. 2017; 19 (10)
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