Table 1.

Factor-loading matrix for two dietary patterns identified from post-diagnostic FFQ among men with prostate cancer (n = 926) in the PHSa

Food groupPrudent dietary patternWestern dietary pattern
Legumes0.55
Dark-yellow vegetables0.55
Green, leafy vegetables0.54
Other vegetables0.54
Fruit0.51
Cruciferous vegetables0.51
Tomatoes0.49
Whole grains0.44
Garlic0.40
Soy products0.36
Fish0.32
Oil and vinegar dressing0.31
Processed meats0.66
Red meats0.60
Eggs0.48
Snacks0.46
High-fat dairy products0.45
Potatoes0.44
French fries0.42
Butter0.39
Sweets and desserts0.35
Refined grains0.33
  • aFood groups with loading factors less than 0.3 for both dietary patterns were not listed in the table, and included fruit juice, poultry, condiments, nuts, tea, low-fat dairy products, pizza, organ, cold breakfast cereal, wine, margarine, mayonnaise, low-energy drink, beer, coffee, high-energy drink, and liquor.