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January 7, 2014 : U.S. News
U.S. News ranks best diets for weight loss, healthy eating, more
Laura McMullen
Today, U.S News & World Report released the fourth annual Best Diets rankings – a collection of 32 in-depth diet analyses, reviewed and rated by a panel of nutrition and health experts. The panel deemed the NHLBI-supported DASH eating plan the best overall, as it outscored most other plans in its healthiness and likelihood to ward off diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.

December 16, 2013 : Contemporary Clinical Trials
Implementation of the NHLBI Integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children and Adolescents: Rationale and study design for Young Hearts Strong Starts, a cluster-randomized trial targeting body mass index, blood pressure, and tobacco.
coauthored by Janet M. de Jesus, M.S., R.D., Division for the Application of Research Discoveries
Learn about the Young Hearts Strong Starts study that tested strategies for implementing the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-supported Integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children and Adolescents.

May 16, 2013 : The NIH Record
NHLBI supports World Health Day, hypertension awareness
In support of World Health Day in April, and its theme of hypertension (high blood pressure), the NHLBI collaborated on national and international levels to raise awareness about hypertension and the importance of research in this area.

August 13, 2012 : Journal of the American Medical Association
Trends in serum lipids among US youths aged 6 to 19 years, 1988-2010
coauthored by Paul Sorlie, Ph.D., and Janet DeJesus, M.S., R.D., NHLBI
Between 1988-1994 and 2007-2010, a favorable trend in serum lipid concentrations was observed among youths in the United States but almost 1 in 10 had elevated serum total cholesterol in 2007-2010.

February 14, 2011
New NIH cookbook encourages families to eat healthfully
Nutritious meals can be tasty and easy to prepare, according to a new family cookbook from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health.

November 10, 2009
NHLBI Publishes New Heart Healthy Cookbook
To help busy people and families shop for, prepare, and serve healthy meals, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health created and published Keep the Beat Recipes: Deliciously Healthy Dinners. The new cookbook features 75 simple and delicious recipes influenced by Asian, Latino, Mediterranean, and American cuisine that are good for your heart and taste great too.

February 25, 2009
Heart-Healthy, Reduced-Calorie Diets Promote Long-term Weight Loss
Heart-healthy diets that reduce calorie intake—regardless of differing proportions of fat, protein, or carbohydrate—can help overweight and obese adults achieve and maintain weight loss, according to a study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health.

June 17, 1998
First Federal Obesity Clinical Guidelines Released
The first Federal guidelines on the identification, evaluation, and treatment of overweight and obesity in adults were released today by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), in cooperation with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).

June 3, 1998
Statement on First Federal Obesity Clinical Guidelines
The first Federal guidelines on the identification, evaluation, and treatment of overweight and obesity in adults are scheduled to be released on June 17 by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), in cooperation with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).

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