Penny Kris-Etherton, fellow American Heart Association; Registered Dietitian Nutritionist; professor of nutrition, Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.
Cleveland Clinic: “Obesity and Heart Disease,” “Heart Healthy Power Foods.”
American Heart Association: “Prevention and Treatment of High Cholesterol (Hyperlipidemia),” “Health Threats From High Blood Pressure,” “The Benefits of Beans and Legumes,” “Trans Fats,” “Meat, Poultry, and Fish: Picking Healthy Proteins,” “Know the flax (and the chia): A little seed may be what your diet needs,” “Healthy Cooking Oils,” “The Skinny on Fats.”
American Diabetes Association: “Make your heart work for your blood sugar.”
USDA: “Why is it important to eat fruit?” “Why is it important to eat vegetables?” “Interested in Losing Weight?”
Roxana Ehsani, spokesperson Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Las Vegas.
Mayo Clinic: “Omega-3 in fish: How eating fish helps your heart,” “Beans and other legumes: Cooking tips,” “Nuts and your heart: Eating nuts for heart health.”
Jerlyn Jones, spokesperson Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Atlanta.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Health Risks of Being Overweight.”
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture: “The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2015-2020.”
CDC: “Rethink Your Drink.”
The Heart Foundation: “The Importance of Water.”