Funding for this research was provided by:
Medical Research Council (MR/N00218/1)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-02-12
Received: 16 September 2019
Accepted: 23 January 2020
First Online: 12 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study received approval from the University of Liverpool Research Ethics committee (approval number IPHS 2688). All participants provided written informed consent to participate.
: Not applicable.
: ER and JCGH have also received research funding from the American Beverage Association and Unilever. CAH has received research funding from the American Beverage Association and speaker’s fees from the International Sweeteners Association. JCGH currently receives research funding from the American Beverage Association, Astra Zeneca and Bristol Meyers Squib and has been an advisory board member for Novo Nordisk and Orexigen.