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Analysis Science and Politics of Nutrition BMJ 2018; 361 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k2179 (Published 13 June 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k2179 Article Related content Metrics Responses Peer review Ana M Valdes, associate professor1 2, Jens Walter, CAIP chair for nutrition, microbes, and gastrointestinal health3, Eran Segal, professor4, Tim D Spector, professor51School of Medicine, University of Nottingham, City Hospital, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK2NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, Nottingham, UK3Department of Agricultural, Food, and Nutritional Science and Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada4Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel5Department of Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, King's College London, London, UKCorrespondence to: T D Spector tim.

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