Effect of a low glycemic index diet with soy protein and phytosterols on CVD risk factors in postmenopausal women

I have frequently voiced my unhappiness with most of the national anti-disease organizations. They take a very soft approach and seems like industry probably has a large voice in their recommendations. We have seen study after study finding stronger effects and better tolerability of a Mediterranean diet and low glycemic index diet vs the American Heart Association step 1 diet.

I guess my question is, with all the research coming out over the years, why haven’t the AHA changed their recommendations?

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.