Biomarkers in nutritional epidemiology: applications, needs and new horizons

@article{Jenab2009BiomarkersIN,
  title={Biomarkers in nutritional epidemiology: applications, needs and new horizons},
  author={Mazda Jenab and Nadia Slimani and Magda Bictash and Pietro Ferrari and Sheila Anne Bingham},
  journal={Human Genetics},
  year={2009},
  volume={125},
  pages={507-525}
}
Modern epidemiology suggests a potential interactive association between diet, lifestyle, genetics and the risk of many chronic diseases. As such, many epidemiologic studies attempt to consider assessment of dietary intake alongside genetic measures and other variables of interest. However, given the multi-factorial complexities of dietary exposures, all dietary intake assessment methods are associated with measurement errors which affect dietary estimates and may obscure disease risk… 

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