Nutrition News

  • Diet Drinks Linked to Increased Stroke and Dementia Risk Although cause and effect cannot be determined from this new epidemiologic study, the results add to growing literature suggesting that artificially sweetened beverages may not be healthy alternatives to sugary drinks.
  • MI, Strokes Fell After Trans Fats Ousted From NY Restaurants Because next year's nationwide ban should encompass most of the country's food supply, "we will hopefully see the same if not a greater decline in MI and stroke," says the study author.

Nutrition Perspective

  • Why I Joined the ACC Political Action Committee A trip to DC for the American College of Cardiology (ACC) scientific sessions prompted Dr Ronald Wharton to join the ACCPAC, because healthcare policy should not be left solely to career politicians.
  • Diet and Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis Dr Kevin Deane highlights a new study exploring how a healthy diet can influence the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.