Linda Ohr

Linda Milo Ohr

A leading cause of death, cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains one of the top consumer health concerns. Major risk factors for CVD include high cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, and obesity. According to the American Heart Association, of Americans age 20 and older, 140 million are overweight or obese, 72 million have high blood pressure, and 105.2 million have total blood cholesterol levels of at least 200 mg/dL.

Functional food manufacturers have addressed CVD with products that offer h…

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