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https://www.lipid.org/nla/national-lipid-association-releases-draft-part-two-its-recommendations-patient-centeredThe NLA Recommendations for Patient-Centered Management of Dyslipidemia, published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology, re-affirm the importance of cholesterol goals for the prevention of heart attack and stroke. The recommendations should serve as guidance to clinicians for treating patients with dyslipidemia.

Excessive body fat and its metabolic consequences are worldwide epidemics. In the United States alone, more than two-thirds of adults are overweight or obese. The adverse health consequences of excessive body fat is especially correlated to the dysfunctional deposition of adipose tissue, in that abdominal adiposity measures are directly and significantly associated with mortality.

In response to Department of Health and Human Services Docket No. FDA-2011-N-0400 and Docket No. FSIS-2011-0014, the NLA Dietician Task Force prepared the attached response regarding Approaches to Reducing Sodium Consumption; Establishment of Dockets; Request for Comments, Data, and Information. The link above provides the statement of the NLA Dietician
Task Force.

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by Dr. Radut.