Carol is in Pennsylvania for the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo. See what she is learning underneath the picture of her with the Smart Balance Team!
The National Heart Blood and Lung Institute has not updated the guideline for cholesterol in 11 years and the guidelines for obesity in 14 years!
Dr. Robert Ekel tells us out of 3690 studies only 28 were good enough to use for the NLH I guidelines. For physical activity out of 867 studies reviewed, only 28 good enough to use.
The National Heart Blood and Lung Institute recommendations will be sent to public for review sometime in October or November. Go to NIBLCV Risk for more information.
According to the Framingham studies, 69.9% of women have abdominal obesity and 52.9% of men have abdominal obesity.