UVM Nutrition Expert Discusses Salt, Sugar Hazards with Huffington Post, USA Today and More
- By University Communications
The Huffington Post, in a story about unexpected high-salt foods, talks with Rachel Johnson, professor of nutrition and spokesperson for the American Heart Association, about ways to reduce the amount of salt your family consumes. Read the story... Johnson also discusses a recent study that “examined changes in sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and then its association with change in body fatness or BMI (body mass index), and subsequent deaths from cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer." The Washington Post and USA Today also asked Johnson about the study, which linked sugar-sweetened beverages to 180,000 deaths each year. Read the story in USA Today...