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Australia’s most iconic health charity, the National Heart Foundation (NHF), has partnered with cereal giant Sanitarium to promote the health benefits of Sanitarium’s cholesterol-lowering Weet-Bix. The NHF’s endorsement of the product and Sanitarium’s marketing campaign for the cereal both are based upon health benefits found in a single study — funded and performed by Sanitarium. Dr. Maryanne Demasi discusses this obvious conflict of interest and shares scholars’ responses. As Dr. Zoë Harcombe has observed, “People can't trust that which has been paid for.”

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David Whiteside
September 18th, 2019 at 1:21 pm
Commented on: Is Advice from the Heart Foundation Trustworthy?

Thanks for this clear, measured look at a truly pernicious international state of affairs. And, sadly, NHF is only one example, in one country. The American Diabetes Association (and many other "benign" USA organizations) really need this same harsh light cast on their deep conflict of interest and sponsorship issues. Let the games begin...

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Rick Smith
September 9th, 2019 at 2:08 am
Commented on: Is Advice from the Heart Foundation Trustworthy?

People body chemistry differs and varies. One medicine could be very effective to one person but not to all persons. This advice from NHF could be beneficial to many but not to all.

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Mike Andridge
September 1st, 2019 at 4:05 pm
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made up yesterday's wod

results there

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Toni Anne Washington
September 1st, 2019 at 4:02 am
Commented on: Is Advice from the Heart Foundation Trustworthy?

Great article. I don’t know how this is happening in this day and age. Greed and dishonesty have no place in science.

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