Blood pressure and interactions between the angiotensin polymorphism AGT M235T and sodium intake: a cross-sectional population study

Teresa Norat, Richard Bowman, Robert Luben, Ailsa Welch, Kay Tee Khaw, Nick Wareham, Sheila Bingham

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Abstract

Intervention studies have indicated an interaction between the blood pressure response to a low-sodium or a low-fat and high-fruit and -vegetable diet and the angiotensinogen gene (AGT) polymorphisms G-6A and M235T.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)392-397
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume88
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2008

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Angiotensins
  • Biological Markers
  • Blood Pressure
  • Cohort Studies
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Diet, Sodium-Restricted
  • Dietary Fats
  • Female
  • Fruit
  • Genotype
  • Humans
  • Hypertension
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Polymorphism, Genetic
  • Potassium
  • Prospective Studies
  • Sodium
  • Sodium Chloride, Dietary
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Vegetables

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