Association between Mediterranean and Nordic diet scores and changes in weight and waist circumference: influence of FTO and TCF7L2 loci.

@article{Roswall2014AssociationBM,
  title={Association between Mediterranean and Nordic diet scores and changes in weight and waist circumference: influence of FTO and TCF7L2 loci.},
  author={Nina Roswall and Lars Henrik {\"A}ngquist and Tarunveer S Ahluwalia and Dora Romaguera and Sofus Christian Larsen and Jane Nautrup \Ostergaard and Jytte Halkjaer and Karani Santhanakrishnan Vimaleswaran and Nicholas J Wareham and Benedetta Bendinelli and Domenico Palli and Jolanda M. A. Boer and A DaphneL.vander and H. B{\"o}ing and Ruth J F Loos and Thorkild I A S\orensen and Anne Tj\onneland},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2014},
  volume={100 4},
  pages={1188-97}
}
BACKGROUND Several studies have shown that adherence to the Mediterranean Diet measured by using the Mediterranean diet score (MDS) is associated with lower obesity risk. The newly proposed Nordic Diet could hold similar beneficial effects. Because of the increasing focus on the interaction between diet and genetic predisposition to adiposity, studies should consider both diet and genetics. OBJECTIVE We investigated whether FTO rs9939609 and TCF7L2 rs7903146 modified the association between… CONTINUE READING
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