AHEI

AcronymDefinition
AHEIN-(6-Aminohexyl)-N-Ethyl-Isoluminol
AHEIAlternate Healthy Eating Index (diet screening tool)
AHEIAcute Hemorrhagic Edema of Infancy (dermatology)
AHEIAssociation of Hospitals of Eastern India (Kolkata, India)
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We adjusted these analyses for matching factors, including age at urine sample collection, ethnicity, fasting status, and time of sample collection, menopausal status and use of hormone replacement therapy (NHSII only), urinary creatinine levels, smoking status, postmenopausal hormone use (NHS only), oral contraceptive use (NHSII only), physical activity, alcohol use, family history of diabetes, history of hypercholesterolemia or hypertension, and AHEI score.
We adjusted the multivariate conditional logistic regression models with restricted cubic splines for matching factors, including age at urine sample collection, ethnicity, fasting status, and time of sample collection, menopausal status and use of hormone replacement therapy (NHSII only), urinary creatinine levels, BMI, smoking status, postmenopausal hormone use (NHS only), oral contraceptive use (NHSII only), physical activity, alcohol use, family history of diabetes, history of hypercholesterolemia or hypertension, and AHEI score.
In a multivariate analysis adjusted for numerous potential confounders, including a participant's prediabetic AHEI score, the diabetic nurses in the top quintile in terms of healthy eating had a 52% reduction in the risk of all-cause mortality compared with those in the lowest AHEI quintile.
The AHEI, updated in 2010, awards points for increased consumption of whole grains, nuts, legumes, vegetables, fruits, fish or fish oil, and moderate alcohol intake.
Investigators analyzed findings from the British Whitehall II cohort study, which suggest that following the AHEI can double the odds of reversing metabolic syndrome, a condition known to be a strong predictor of heart disease and mortality.
The study determined that participants with low adherence to the AHEI increased their risk of cardiovascular and noncardiovascular death.