Kim Overvad



  1. Wu H, Kyrø C, Tjønneland A, Boll K, Olsen A, Overvad K, et al. Long-Term Whole Grain Wheat and Rye Intake Reflected by Adipose Tissue Alkylresorcinols and Breast Cancer: A Case-Cohort Study. Nutrients. 2019;11: pubmed publisher
    ..Similar results were obtained with the FFQ data. Based on these data, further investigation of the role of specific grain types in reducing or increasing breast cancer risk, and their overall impact on health, is warranted. ..
  2. Hvidtfeldt U, Sørensen M, Geels C, Ketzel M, Khan J, Tjønneland A, et al. Long-term residential exposure to PM2.5, PM10, black carbon, NO2, and ozone and mortality in a Danish cohort. Environ Int. 2019;123:265-272 pubmed publisher
    ..This study supports a role of PM, BC, and NO2 in all-cause and CVD mortality independent of road traffic noise exposure. ..
  3. Venø S, Bork C, Jakobsen M, Lundbye Christensen S, Bach F, McLennan P, et al. Substitution of Fish for Red Meat or Poultry and Risk of Ischemic Stroke. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..88; 95% CI: 0.77; 0.99). In conclusion, replacing red meat with fish was not associated with risk of total ischemic stroke but was associated with a lower risk of subtypes of ischemic stroke. ..
  4. Tram L, Krogh Venø S, Dahm C, H Thomsen B, Berg Johansen M, Overvad K, et al. Adipose Tissue Lipophilic Index and Risk of Ischemic Stroke-A Danish Case-Cohort Study. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..92 (95% confidence interval 0.75, 1.13) and the trend across quintiles was not statistically significant (p = 0.1727). In conclusion, no association was found between the lipophilic index and ischemic stroke or its subtypes. ..
  5. van Roekel E, Trijsburg L, Assi N, Carayol M, Achaintre D, Murphy N, et al. Circulating Metabolites Associated with Alcohol Intake in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Cohort. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..This provides further leads for future research studies aiming at elucidating the mechanisms underlying the effects of alcohol in relation to morbid conditions. ..
  6. Outzen M, Tjønneland A, Larsen E, Andersen K, Christensen J, Overvad K, et al. The effect on selenium concentrations of a randomized intervention with fish and mussels in a population with relatively low habitual dietary selenium intake. Nutrients. 2015;7:608-24 pubmed publisher
    ..2, 19.7) for whole blood selenium, and 7.0 ng/mL (95% CI: 3.1, 10.9) for plasma SelP (Weeks 0-26). Selenium concentrations were significantly increased after 26 weeks of intervention, albeit to a lower degree than expected. ..
  7. Landais E, Moskal A, Mullee A, Nicolas G, Gunter M, Huybrechts I, et al. Coffee and Tea Consumption and the Contribution of Their Added Ingredients to Total Energy and Nutrient Intakes in 10 European Countries: Benchmark Data from the Late 1990s. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..Coffee and tea intake and their contribution to energy and sugar intake differed greatly among European adults. Variation in consumption was mostly driven by geographical region. ..
  8. Lacoppidan S, Kyrø C, Loft S, Helnæs A, Christensen J, Hansen C, et al. Adherence to a Healthy Nordic Food Index Is Associated with a Lower Risk of Type-2 Diabetes--The Danish Diet, Cancer and Health Cohort Study. Nutrients. 2015;7:8633-44 pubmed publisher
    ..Adherence to a healthy Nordic food index was found to be inversely associated with risk of T2D, suggesting that regional diets other than the Mediterranean may also be recommended for prevention of T2D. ..
  9. Merritt M, Riboli E, Murphy N, Kadi M, Tjønneland A, Olsen A, et al. Reproductive factors and risk of mortality in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition; a cohort study. BMC Med. 2015;13:252 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings may contribute to the development of improved strategies to promote better long-term health in women. ..

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  1. Mostofsky E, Johansen M, Lundbye Christensen S, Tjønneland A, Mittleman M, Overvad K. Risk of atrial fibrillation associated with coffee intake: Findings from the Danish Diet, Cancer, and Health study. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2016;23:922-30 pubmed publisher
    ..64-0.98) for 6-7 cups/day and 0.79 (95% CI 0.63-1.00) for >7 cups/day (p-linear trend?=?0.02). In this large population-based cohort study, higher levels of coffee consumption were associated with a lower rate of incident AF. ..
  2. Andreasen J, Aadahl M, Sørensen E, Eriksen H, Lund H, Overvad K. Associations and predictions of readmission or death in acutely admitted older medical patients using self-reported frailty and functional measures. A Danish cohort study. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2018;76:65-72 pubmed publisher
    ..The performance of the prediction models was mediocre, and the models cannot stand alone as risk stratification tools in clinical practice. ..