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Table 1 Classification of foods and food groups reported by patients enrolled in S0221a

From: Associations between self-reported diet during treatment and chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in a cooperative group trial (S0221)

Variable FFQ items included Individual foods included
All fruits Citrus fruits, other fruits (See listing below)
 Citrus fruits Oranges, orange juice Oranges, grapefruit, and tangerines; 100% orange juice and grapefruit juice
 Other fruits Apples, bananas, peaches, apricots, dried fruit, berries, melons, other fruits, 100% fruit juice Apples, apple sauce, and pears; bananas; peaches, nectarines, and plums; apricots (fresh or canned); dried fruit (other than apricots) such as raisins or prunes; berries such as strawberries and blueberries; cantaloupe, other melons, and mango; any other fruit such as fruit cocktail, pineapples, and cherries; other 100% fruit juice
All vegetables Dark green, red/orange, starchy, cruciferous, beans/bean dishes, other vegetables (See listing below)
 Dark green Salad, greens Green salad (lettuce or spinach); cooked greens such as spinach, mustard greens, or collards
 Red/orange Salsa, tomatoes, carrots, winter squash, tomato juice Salsa (as in dip or foods); fresh tomatoes; carrots; winter squash such as acorn or butternut, sweet potatoes and yams; tomato juice, V-8, and other vegetable juice
 Starchy Peas, boiled potatoes, corn Green peas; potatoes (boiled, baked, or mashed); corn
 Cruciferous Broccoli, cauliflower Broccoli; cauliflower, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts
 Beans/bean dishes Beans, bean soups Beans such as baked, refried, and chili without meat; bean soups such as pea, lentil, and black bean
 Other vegetables Peppers, green beans, summer squash, onions, garlic, avocado Green and red peppers and chilies; green or string beans; summer squash, zucchini, and okra; onions and leeks; fresh garlic including in cooking; avocado and guacamole
Protein sources
 Fish Tuna, shell fish, white fish, dark fish Canned tuna, tuna salad, tuna casserole; shellfish, not fried (shrimp, lobster, crab, and oysters; white fish (broiled or baked) such as sole, halibut, and cod; dark fish (broiled or baked) such as tuna or salmon
 Poultry Chicken liver, roasted chicken Liver, chicken liver, and organ meats; chicken and turkey (roasted, stewed, or broiled)
 Red meat Beef, ground meat Beef, pork, ham, and lamb; ground meat including hamburgers and meatloaf
 Processed meat Bacon, low or reduced fat hot dog, regular hot dog, lunch meats, other lunch meats Bacon and breakfast sausage; low or reduced fat hot dogs and sausage; lunch meats such as ham, turkey, and low fat bologna; all other lunch meat such as bologna, salami, and Spam
 Other protein Peanut butter, tofu, eggs Peanut butter, peanuts, and other nuts and seeds; tofu, tempeh, and products such as tofu hot dogs, soy burgers, and tofu cheese; eggs
Other foods
 Dairy Cottage and ricotta cheese, low or reduced fat cheese, all other cheese, yogurt, milk, soymilk, rice milk, milk added to cereal Cottage cheese and ricotta cheese; low or reduced fat cheese, including cheese used in cooking; all other cheeses, such as American, cheddar, or cream cheese, including cheese used in cooking; yogurt, all types, except for frozen; milk as a beverage; soy milk; rice milk
 Grains Cold cereal, cooked cereal, pancakes, muffins, white bread, granola bar, sports or meal replacement bar, low or nonfat chips, regular chips, low or nonfat crackers, regular crackers, grains Cold cereal; cooked cereals and grits; pancakes, French toast, and waffles; muffins, scones, croissants, and biscuits; white breads including bagels, rolls, and English muffins; granola bars and cereal bars such as NutriGrain Bars; sports or meal replacement bars such as Power Bars and Cliff Bars; low or nonfat potato and tortilla chips, pretzels, and plain or low fat microwave popcorn; regular potato and tortilla chips, puffs, and microwave or buttered popcorn; low or nonfat crackers such as saltines and SnackWell’s; regular crackers such as Ritz and Wheat Thins; rice noodles and other grains (as side dish)
 Sweets Jam, donuts, ice cream, frozen yogurt, pudding, cookies and cakes, chocolate and candy, cranberry juice, fruit drinks, soft drinks Jam, jelly, honey, and syrup; ice cream and milk shakes; low or nonfat frozen desserts such as low fat ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sherbet; pudding, custard, and flan; donuts, pies, and pastries; cookies and cakes; chocolate, candy bars, and toffee; cranberry juice and other fruit juice cocktails; fruit drinks fortified with vitamin C, such as Hi-C; regular soft drinks
 Fried foods Fried potatoes, fried fish, fried chicken French fries, fried potatoes, and hash browns; fried fish, fish sandwich and fried shellfish (shrimp, oysters); fried chicken including chicken nuggets and tenders
 Added fats Butter on bread, butter added to dishes, mayonnaise, salad dressing, gravy Butter or margarine on breads, hot cereals, pancakes, etc.; butter, margarine, sour cream, and other fat added to vegetables, potatoes, and rice; mayonnaise and mayonnaise-type spreads; salad dressing (all types); meat gravies
 Alcohol Beer, red wine, white wine, liquor Beer (all types); red wine; white or rose wine; liquor and mixed drinks
  1. FFQ food frequency questionnaire
  2. aBased on the University of Minnesota Nutrition Data System for Research and MyPlate food group classification [18, 19]