Roundup of the latest developments

“It’s not a sin,” says Steven Nissen, MD, chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Nissen and other top cardiologists want you to know that things are changing in our view of diet and heart disease.

Indeed, the new federal government-commissioned Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee includes some surprising departures from previous advice. Old beliefs have been overturned and new research avenues opened. Some controversies have heated up. Things are moving fast.

Here’s a roundup of the latest developments in our understanding of diet and heart disease.

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