Heart-health information sources

Bacon, L; Stern, J.S.; Van Loan, M. D. and Keim, N. L. (2005). Size Acceptance and Intuitive Eating Improve Health for Obese, Female Chronic Dieters. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 105(6), 929-936.

Bresson, J.L. , Flynn, A. , Heinonen, M., Hulshof, K., Hannu, Korhonen, H. Lagiou, P. Løvik,M., Marchelli, R. , Martin, A., Moseley, B., Palou, A., Przyrembel, H., Salminen, S., Strain, S.J.J., Strobel, S., Tetens, I., van den Berg, H., van Loveren H.and Verhagen, H. (2008). EFSA Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies: Plant Sterols and Blood Cholesterol - Scientific substantiation of a health claim related to plant sterols and lower/reduced blood cholesterol and reduced risk of (coronary) heart disease pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/20061 The EFSA Journal 781, 1-12.

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Hooper, L., Thompson, R.L., Harrison, R.A. Summerbell, C.D., Ness, A. R., Moore, H.J., Worthington, H.V., Durrington, P.N., Higgins, J.P.T., Capps, N.E., Riemersma, R.A., Ebrahim, S.B.J., Smith, J.D., (2006). Risks and benefits of omega 3 fats for mortality, cardiovascular disease, and cancer: systematic review. [10.1136/bmj.38755.366331.2F]. BMJ, 332(7544), 752-760.

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Corresponds with the Heart-health Food Fact Sheet written by Lucy Aphramor, Dietitian. Reviewed by Katrina Brown, Dietitian. ©BDA September 2014. Review Date September 2017. Version 8.