Findings support modest reductions in sodium intake among persons consuming high-sodium diets
The Mediterranean Diet may reduce patients risks of breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.
Plant-based, seafood-based omega-3s associated with 10% lower risk of fatal CHD.
The FDA has developed 2- and 10-year goals to reduce sodium content in both processed and prepared foods.
Added sugars, relevant portion sizes among the highlights of revision.
Researchers say restricting sodium might backfire, but heart experts are critical of the finding.
The 2015-2020 guidelines emphasize healthy eating patterns over individual food groups and nutrients.
Previous findings did not account for persons abstaining from alcohol due to illnesses.
Regular tea drinkers had a one-third less risk of undergoing a major cardiovascular event.
Recommendations focus on totality of diet, overall eating pattern.
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