Linda Ohr

Linda Milo Ohr

Heart health is still one of the top health concerns among consumers today. Coronary heart disease is the nation’s single leading cause of death. This year, about 1.2 million Americans will have a first or recurrent coronary attack. About 479,000 of these people will die, according to the American Heart Association (AHA).

Including almonds in the diet has been shown to help reduce cholesterol.Today’s heart-healthy functional foods tout that they reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Some now carry claims to lower cholesterol or reduce blood pressure. This is goo…

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