Funding for this research was provided by:
National Research Foundation Singapore (NMRC/TCR/004-NUS/2008; NMRC/TCR/012-NUHS/2014)
Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences
National Institute for Health Research
European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013)
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Received: 24 July 2017
Accepted: 25 January 2018
First Online: 13 February 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: The GUSTO study has received ethical approval from the Institutional Review Board of KKH and NUH, and has been performed in accordance with the ethical standards laid down in the 1964 Declaration of Helsinki and its later amendments. Written informed consent was obtained from all study participants prior to their inclusion in the study.
: PDG, KMG and YSC have received reimbursement for speaking at conferences sponsored by companies selling nutritional products. These authors are part of an academic consortium that has received research funding from Abbot Nutrition, Nestec, and Danone. All other authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.