Linda Ohr

Linda Milo Ohr

“The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach,” the old saying goes. And with 61 million Americans afflicted by one or more forms of cardiovascular disease (CVD), it may very well be that to keep people’s hearts healthy, Americans will have to pay more attention to what they are eating.Fig. 1—Tofu satay with soy butter sauce is one product that meets the requirements for a coronary heart disease health claim.

According to statistics from the American Heart Association (AHA), CVD claimed 958,775 lives in 1999. This is equivalent to 40.9% of all deaths or one out of every 2.5 deaths. In addition, almost 150,000 Americ…

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Linda Milo Ohr is a food scientist and writer based in Highlands Ranch, Colo. ([email protected]).
Linda Ohr