Suboptimal Dietary Factors Associated with Death from Heart Disease

A comparative risk assessment model has estimated that 45.4% of all cardiometabolic (heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes) deaths in U.S. adults was associated with suboptimal consumption of the following specific dietary factors: High sodium intake (9.5%). Low consumption of nuts and seeds (8.5%). High consumption of processed meats (8.2%). Low omega-3 fatty acids (7.8%). Low vegetable…

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