Heart-Check Research and Publications

Food-intake patterns assessed by using front-of-pack labeling program criteria associated with better diet quality and lower cardiometabolic risk. (PDF)(link opens in new window)
By: Lichtenstein, Alice; Carson, JoAnn S; Johnson, Rachel K; Kris-Etherton, Penny M; et al. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 99 no. 3, pp 454-462. Published: March 2014.

Enhanced and Updated American Heart Association Heart-Check Front-of-Package Symbol: Efforts to Help Consumers Identify Healthier Food Choices.(link opens in new window)
By: Johnson, Rachel K; Lichtenstein, Alice H; Kris-Etherton, Penny M; Carson, JoAnn S; et al. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, vol. 115, no. 6, pp 876-884. Published: June 2015.

Recommended Dietary Pattern to Achieve Adherence to the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Guidelines
B:y Linda Van Horn, Jo Ann S. Carson, Lawrence J. Appel, Lora E. Burke, Christina Economos, Wahida Karmally, Kristie Lancaster, Alice H. Lichtenstein, Rachel K. Johnson, Randal J. Thomas, Miriam Vos, Judith Wylie-Rosett and Penny Kris-Etherton. Circulation, vol. 134 no. 22, pp. 505-529. Published: October 2016.