Limited Association between the Total Healthy Eating Index-2015 Score and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Individuals with Long-Standing Spinal Cord Injury: An Exploratory Study: An Exploratory Study.

Li J., Demirel A., Azuero A., Womack E. D., Kroeger E. N., McLain A., ...More

Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, vol.121, pp.2260-2266, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 121
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jand.2021.04.010
  • Journal Name: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Agricultural & Environmental Science Database, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EBSCO Education Source, EMBASE, Environment Index, Food Science & Technology Abstracts, MEDLINE, Political Science Complete, SportDiscus, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.2260-2266
  • Keywords: Spinal cord injury, Healthy Eating Index, Dietary patterns, Cardiovascular health, Multi-pass dietary recalls, STOP HYPERTENSION SCORE, ORAL GLUCOSE-TOLERANCE, DIET-QUALITY, METAANALYSIS, MORTALITY, OUTCOMES, DISEASE, UPDATE
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background The healthy eating index-2015 (HEI-2015) reflects diet quality in reference to the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA). Little is known regarding its application in individuals with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI).