Sugar Industry and Coronary Heart Disease Research

On Facebook David Ludwig, M.D., PhD wrote:

An exposé in JAMA Internal Medicine shows how the sugar industry corrupted the scientific debate on heart disease, leading to a focus on reducing fat intake while ignoring sugar. It’s time to insulate food policy from industry manipulation – in government and professional nutrition associations!

and then linked to:

Sugar Industry and Coronary Heart Disease Research

In the 1950s, disproportionately high rates of coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality in American men led to studies of the role of dietary factors, including cholesterol, phytosterols, excessive calories, amino acids, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals in influencing CHD risk.

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