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- Cheng, Han-Ling, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- TheAmerican journal of clinical nutrition 2016 v.103 no.4 pp. 1179-1184
- Hispanics; added sugars; alleles; coronary artery disease; eating habits; food frequency questionnaires; fruit juices; genetic factors; genetic markers; genotyping; loci; myocardial infarction; obesity; risk factors; single nucleotide polymorphism; sugar sweetened beverages; Costa Rica
- ... Background: Chromosome 9p21 variants are among the most robust genetic markers for coronary artery disease (CAD), and previous studies have suggested that genetic effects of this locus might be modified by dietary factors. Intake of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), which are the main dietary source of added sugar, has been shown to interact with genetic factors in affecting CAD risk factors such ...