About the Authors

Kathleen Sim

k.sim@imperial.ac.uk

These authors are joint first authors on this work.

Affiliation Imperial College London, St. Mary's Campus, London, United Kingdom

Michael J. Cox

These authors are joint first authors on this work.

Affiliation Imperial College London, National Heart and Lung Institute, South Kensington Campus, London, United Kingdom

Harm Wopereis

Affiliation Danone Research, Centre for Specialised Nutrition, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Rocio Martin

Affiliation Danone Research, Centre for Specialised Nutrition, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Jan Knol

Affiliation Danone Research, Centre for Specialised Nutrition, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Ming-Shi Li

Affiliation Imperial College London, St. Mary's Campus, London, United Kingdom

William O. C. M. Cookson

Affiliation Imperial College London, National Heart and Lung Institute, South Kensington Campus, London, United Kingdom

Miriam F. Moffatt

Affiliation Imperial College London, National Heart and Lung Institute, South Kensington Campus, London, United Kingdom

J. Simon Kroll

Affiliation Imperial College London, St. Mary's Campus, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

HW, RM and JK are employed by Danone Research. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KS MJC HW RM JK ML WOCMC MFM JSK. Performed the experiments: KS HW RM ML. Analyzed the data: KS MJC HW RM JK. Wrote the paper: KS MJC HW RM JK ML WOCMC MFM JSK.