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Salehi Mobarakeh M, Eftekhari M H. The Association between Diet Quality and Anxiety among Young Couples in Shiraz: A Cross-sectional Study . JNFS. 2019; 4 (3) :176-185
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Department of Clinical Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
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The Association between Diet Quality and Anxiety among
Young Couples in Shiraz: A Cross-sectional Study
Mahoor Salehi Mobarakeh; MSc1 & Mohammad Hassan Eftekhari; PhD*1
1 Department of Clinical Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Science, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
 
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE Background: Mental disorders impose a significant health and economic burden on both developed and developing countries. The relationship between nutrition and mental disorders has become an important topic of interest in recent years. Therefore, identification of modifiable risk factors for anxiety is a serious and critical research imperative. Thus, this study aimed to evaluate the relationship between the “diet quality index international” (DQI-I) and anxiety as a major subject. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on 194 men and women, who were randomly selected to perform the routine examinations before marriage. In this research, socio-demographic and anthropometric indicators, such a dietary intake1 and mental health were measured. To measure the former, a Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) was appli