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Vegetarian diet as a risk factor for symptomatic gallstone disease

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Background: Previous small studies have shown either no difference or a lower risk of symptomatic gallstone disease in vegetarians than in non-vegetarians. Objectives: This study examined the incidence of symptomatic gallstone disease in a cohort of British vegetarians and non-vegetarians, and investigated the associations between nutrient intake and risk of symptomatic gallstone disease. Subjects/Methods: Data were analysed from 49,652 adults enrolled in the European Prospective Investigatio...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1038/ejcn.2016.252

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
71
Issue:
6
Pages:
731–735
Publication date:
2017-03-08
Acceptance date:
2016-11-07
DOI:
EISSN:
1476-5640
ISSN:
0954-3007
Pubs id:
pubs:657502
URN:
uri:10a45334-73dd-4385-8fd8-a78887a17f41
UUID:
uuid:10a45334-73dd-4385-8fd8-a78887a17f41
Local pid:
pubs:657502
Paper number:
6

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