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Los Angeles Times interviews Judith Wylie-Rosett, Ed.D., about a JAMA study that found that the consumption of added sugars, on the rise in the U.S., affects blood lipids in a way that increases the risk of heart disease. Dr. Wylie-Rosett notes that one of the reasons added sugars are so abundant in the American diet is that high fructose corn syrup is plentiful and cheap, and food manufacturers rely on it to make their products tastier. Dr. Wylie-Rosett is head of the division of health, behavior & nutrition at Einstein, and professor of epidemiology & population health. (Wednesday, April 21, 2010)

 

The Washington Post interviews Judith Wylie-Rosett, Ed.D., on Campbell’s efforts to reduce the sodium content in their soups. Dr. Wylie-Rosett, a spokesperson for the American Heart Association, notes the health benefits to Campbell’s tomato soup: it contains a serving of vegetables and the antioxidant lycopene, and one consumes it slowly with a spoon, a good way to get full and stay full longer. Dr. Wylie-Rosett is division head of health, behavior & nutrition and professor of epidemiology and population health and of medicine at Einstein. (Tuesday, August 18, 2009) read more...

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