About the Authors

Andreas Beyerlein

Affiliation Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany

Ina Nehring

ina.streuling@med.uni-muenchen.de

Affiliation Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany

Peter Rzehak

Affiliation Institute of Epidemiology I, Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany

Joachim Heinrich

Affiliation Institute of Epidemiology I, Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany

Manfred J. Müller

Affiliation Institute of Human Nutrition and Food Science, Christian-Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany

Sandra Plachta-Danielzik

Affiliation Institute of Human Nutrition and Food Science, Christian-Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany

Martin Wabitsch

Affiliation University Hospital Ulm, Ulm, Germany

Melanie Weck

Affiliation German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Hermann Brenner

Affiliation German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Dietrich Rothenbacher

Affiliations German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, Institute of Epidemiology and Medical Biometry, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany

Rüdiger von Kries

Affiliation Institute of Social Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AB PR JH MJM SPD MW MW HB DR. Analyzed the data: AB IN. Wrote the paper: AB IN RvK.