About the Authors

Kolade Oluwagbemigun

Kolade.Oluwagbemigun@dife.de

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam–Nuthetal, Germany

Thomas Dietrich

Affiliation Department of Oral Surgery, the School of Dentistry, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Nicole Pischon

Affiliation Department of Periodontology, Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Manuela Bergmann

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam–Nuthetal, Germany

Heiner Boeing

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam–Nuthetal, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HB MB TD. Performed the experiments: HB MB. Analyzed the data: KO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KO HB MB TD NP. Wrote the paper: KO HB NP.