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Choosing foods that meet Heart-Check certification requirements linked to better diet quality, study finds

People who report eating foods that meet the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check Food Certification Program nutrition requirements are more likely to eat healthier and have fewer heart disease risk factors, according to a recent study. The study, published in the …

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Study questions use of BMI as health measure

A new study questions the use of body mass index (BMI) to predict the effect of obesity on health, saying it ignores important health factors such as how