About the Authors

Max Norman Tandrup Lambert

Affiliation Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark

Anne Cathrine Thorup

Affiliation Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark

Esben Søvsø Szoscka Hansen

Affiliation MR Research Centre, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Denmark

Per Bendix Jeppesen

per.bendix.jeppesen@clin.au.dk

Affiliation Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark

Competing Interests

ML, AT and PBJ are co-inventors on the patent application “PCT/DK2013/050428” for the production of the Red Clover extract used in the present trial as required by US patent authorities. All rights have been assigned to the company Herrens Mark without any kind of compensation, where ML, AT and PBJ have forgone their rights as stipulated by terms and conditions of Aarhus University. Hence, the authors declare no financial or other interests. This does not alter our adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: ML PBJ. Data curation: ML. Formal analysis: ML EH. Funding acquisition: PBJ ML. Investigation: ML PBJ AT. Methodology: ML PBJ AT. Project administration: PBJ. Resources: PBJ ML AT. Software: ML EH. Supervision: PBJ. Validation: PBJ ML AT EH. Visualization: ML. Writing – original draft: ML. Writing – review & editing: ML AT EH PBJ.