Statement Regarding “Artificially Sweetened Beverages and Stroke, Coronary...

Mossavar-Rahmani Y, Kamensky V, Manson JE, et al. Stroke 2019; 50:00-00. DOI:10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.023100 ATLANTA, GA (February 14, 2019) -- The Calorie Control Council (CCC) strongly recommends careful interpretation of the findings of this study. The likelihood of residual confounding from risk factors that can contribute to cardiovascular disease (CVD) and stroke...

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Ask the Doctor: Heart Health

The Calorie Control Council asked Keri Peterson, MD five questions about heart health. What are foods that are heart healthy? The first group is foods that are rich in anti-oxidants. These tend to be brightly colored like pomegranates, blueberries, tomatoes, and spinach. Antioxidants decrease your risk of heart disease by...

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Women and Heart Disease: Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, Calorie Control Council’s Scientific Advisor Robyn Flipse, RD, shared with us her experience with the Go Red for Women event, which helps raise awareness and educate women about heart disease (a leading cause of death in women).  In fact, when we asked the Council’s...

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Observational Study Linking No- and Low-Calorie Sweetened Beverages...

April 20, 2017 -- While a recent study alleges consumption of diet beverages sweetened with no- and low-calorie sweeteners increases risk for stroke and dementia, the study suffers from limitations which impact the generalizability of the authors’ conclusions. In the paper, “Sugar- and artificially-sweetened beverages and the risks of incident...

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Keri Peterson, MD: The Relationship between Nutrition and...

Dr. Keri Peterson Medical Advisor to the Calorie Control Council  As a primary care physician I take care of patients for all sorts of issues.  They see me for their annual physicals where I screen them for diseases like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, arthritis and diabetes among many other...

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