Why Science Can’t Seem to Tell Us How to Eat Right

By | April 23, 2019

USDA Choose My Plate: “Dietary Guidelines for America.”

News release, Harvard School of Public Health.

The New York Times: “Are Eggs Bad for Your Heart Health? Maybe.”

National Center for Health Statistics: NHANES history: “About the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.”

National Cancer Institute: “NHANES Food Questionnaire.”

National Cancer Institute: “Usual Dietary Intakes: NHANES Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ).”

PLoS Medicine: “Why Most Published Research Findings Are False.”

YouTube: “John Ioannidis: The role of bias in nutritional research,” Swiss Re.

Marion Nestle, Paulette Goddard professor of nutrition, food studies, and public health, emerita, New York University.

JAMA online : “Associations of Dietary Cholesterol or Egg Consumption With Incident Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality”

JAMA online: “Reconsidering the Importance of the Association of Egg Consumption and Dietary Cholesterol With Cardiovascular Disease Risk.”

Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology: “A dose-response study of the effects of dietary cholesterol on fasting and postprandial lipid and lipoprotein metabolism in healthy young men.”

Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology: “Increases in dietary cholesterol are associated with modest increases in both LDL and HDL cholesterol in healthy young women.”

JAMA Internal Medicine : “Sugar Industry and Coronary Heart Disease Research: A Historical Analysis of Internal Industry Documents.”

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: “Diets with high-fat cheese, high-fat meat, or carbohydrate on cardiovascular risk markers in overweight postmenopausal women: a randomized crossover trial.”

Edward Archer, PhD, chief science officer, EnduringFX.

Bonnie F. Liebman, director of nutrition, Center for Science in the Public Interest.

USDA, statement.

P. Courtney Gaine, PhD, registered dietitian; president and CEO, The Sugar Association, Washington, D.C.

Marc Dresner, manager of marketing and communications, American Egg Board.

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