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Jo Ann Carson, PhD, past nutrition committee chair, American Heart Association; professor of clinical nutrition, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Fort Worth.
American Heart Association: “Saturated Fat,” “Meat, Poultry, and Fish: Picking Healthy Proteins,” “Sugar 101,” “Triglycerides: Frequently Asked Questions,” “Are Some Breads Getting a Bad Rap?” “Alcohol and Heart Health,” “Oven-Fried Chicken with Roasted Potato Wedges,” “Healthy Swaps for Common Foods.”
News release, American Heart Association.
Harvard School of Public Health: “Health Risks and Disease Related to Salt and Sodium,” “Soft Drinks and Disease,” “The Great Muffin Makeover.”
News release, Harvard School of Public Health.
Harvard Medical School: “Sugary Drinks Seem to Raise Blood Pressure,” “Carbohydrates -- Good or Bad for You?” “Belly Fat Linked with Higher Heart Disease Risk,” “Simple Swaps to Eat Less Salt,” “Butter vs. Margarine,” “An Easy Way to Soup up Your Diet,” “Gaining Weight? Beware Potatoes -- Baked, Fried, or in Chips,” “Revamp Your Snacking Habits,” “Top 10 sources of calories in the U.S. diet,” “Types of Fat.”
Sodium Breakup: “America Has Some of the World’s Saltiest Pizza -- Here’s 5 Tips for a Healthier Slice.”
CDC: “Top 10 Sources of Sodium.”
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: “Fried Potato Consumption is Associated with Elevated Mortality: An 8-yr longitudinal cohort study.”
Journal of the American Heart Association: “Consumption of Fried Foods and risk of Heart Failure in the Physicians’ Health Study.”
University of California, San Francisco: “How Much is Too Much: The growing concern over too much added sugar in our diets.”
Reviewed by James Beckerman, MD, FACC on February 12, 2019
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