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The Association between Carbohydrate-Rich Foods and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Is Not Modified by Genetic Susceptibility to Dyslipidemia as Determined by 80 Validated Variants.

  • Emily Sonestedt
  • Sophie Hellstrand
  • Christina-Alexandra Schulz
  • Peter Wallström
  • Isabel Drake
  • Ulrika Ericson
  • Bo Gullberg
  • Bo Hedblad
  • Marju Orho-Melander
Publishing year: 2015
Language: English
Publication/Series: PLoS ONE
Volume: 10
Issue: 4
Document type: Journal article
Publisher: Public Library of Science

Abstract english

It is still unclear whether carbohydrate consumption is associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. Genetic susceptibility might modify the associations between dietary intakes and disease risk.


  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Endocrinology and Diabetes
  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems


  • Nutrition Epidemiology
  • Diabetes - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Research - Epidemiology
  • ISSN: 1932-6203
Isabel Drake
E-mail: isabel [dot] drake [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

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