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Table 3 Rotated factor loading matrix for the four food patterns

From: Association between multiple sclerosis and dietary patterns based on the traditional concept of food nature: a case-control study in Iran

  Additives and cold-natured foods Hot and balanced foods and nuts Dairy and legumes Hot and balanced starches
Cold-natured meats 0.43    
Cold-natured fruits 0.52    
Fats 0.50    
Additives 0.63    
Acidic seasonings 0.54    
Hot and balanced meats   0.47   
Hot and balanced fruits   0.47   
Nuts and dried fruits   0.51   
Dairy    −0.62  
Legumes    0.58  
Cold-natured starches    0.43  
Hot and balanced starches     0.65