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19.01.2019 | Original Contribution Open Access

Calcium intake from diet and supplement use during early pregnancy: the Expect study I

Fetal growth places high demands on maternal calcium status [ 1 , 2 ]. Although part of the demand is met by means of increased intestinal calcium absorption [ 3 – 5 ], adequate calcium intake by the mother remains important. Insufficient calcium …

17.01.2019 | Original Contribution Open Access

Genotypes of HLA, TCF7L2, and FTO as potential modifiers of the association between sweetened beverage consumption and risk of LADA and type 2 diabetes

Sweetened beverage consumption has been associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D) [ 1 ] and childhood type 1 diabetes (T1D) [ 2 ]. In a recent study based on Swedish data, we showed that sweetened beverage consumption may also …

17.01.2019 | Original Contribution

Vegetable diversity in relation with subclinical atherosclerosis and 15-year atherosclerotic vascular disease deaths in older adult women

Atherosclerotic vascular diseases (ASVD), such as ischaemic heart disease and cerebrovascular disease, are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide [ 1 ]. Higher intakes of vegetables are consistently associated with a lower risk of …

16.01.2019 | Original Contribution

Food, water, energy, and macronutrient intake of non-breastfed infants and young children (0–3 years)

The period from birth to 3 years of age is characterized by intense physical and neurocognitive development. It is also a key moment for a progressive transition from infant to adult food. The growth rate of children is high during the first …

16.01.2019 | Original Contribution

Prudent dietary pattern influences homocysteine level more than folate, vitamin B12, and docosahexaenoic acid: a structural equation model approach

Elevated homocysteine (Hcy), i.e., hyperhomocysteinaemia (Hcy concentration ≥ 15 µmol/mL) [ 1 , 2 ], has been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases [ 3 ], such as atherosclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, and …

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