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.

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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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