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Received: 15 October 2018
Accepted: 25 March 2019
First Online: 11 April 2019
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: All participants gave written informed consent prior to participation in the study and the research ethics committee of the Universidade Federal de São Paulo/Escola Paulista de Medicina approved with the protocol number 1738/05.
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: Dr. James R. Hébert owns controlling interest in Connecting Health Innovations LLC (CHI), a company planning to license the right to his invention of the dietary inflammatory index (DII) from the University of South Carolina in order to develop computer and smartphone applications for patient counseling and dietary intervention in clinical settings. Dr. Nitin Shivappa is an employee of CHI. The subject matter of this paper will not have any direct bearing on that work, nor has that activity exerted any influence on this project. The authors have no other potential competing interest to disclose.
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