The fat mass- and obesity-associated locus and dietary intake in children.
BACKGROUND: A region of chromosome 16 containing the fat mass-and obesity-associated gene (FTO) is reproducibly associated with fat mass and body mass index (BMI), risk of obesity, and adiposity. OBJECTIVES: We aimed to assess the possibility that appetite plays a role in the association between FTO and BMI. DESIGN: Detailed dietary report information from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children allowed the exploration of relations between FTO variation and dietary intake. Analyse...Expand abstract
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