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LOWER GLYCEMIC INDEX DIET DID NOT IMPROVE RISK FACTORS FOR HEART DISEASE AND DIABETES

INTRO: Certain carbohydrate containing foods can differ in the amount they raise blood sugar. A new study examined whether a diet containing foods that raise blood sugar levels less, would improve risk factors for heart disease and diabetes. Catherine Dolf explains in this week’s JAMA Report.

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SOT/FULL Super@:01 Frank M. Sacks, M.D., – Harvard School of Public Health Runs:09
“Some carbohydrate containing foods like bananas increase the blood sugar more than other carb foods like an apple.”

(Video covering 2nd half of bite: banana on tray, dissolve to cu of banana, split screen showing apple, back to banana)

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Banana full screen on tray

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VO
PUTTING THE BANANA HIGHER ON THE GLYCEMIC INDEX.

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SOT/FULL Super@:12 Frank M. Sacks, M.D., -  Harvard School of Public Health Runs:05
“We made different versions of healthful diets based on how much certain foods increased the blood sugar.”

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Dr. Sacks talking with Karen Yee both looking at trays of food, trays of food pan up to Sandra and Karen, wide of food on counter with women talking, individual shots of tray with different foods

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DR. FRANK SACKS FROM THE HARVARD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND CO-AUTHORS STUDIED 163 OVERWEIGHT ADULTS THAT HAD SLIGHTLY ELEVATED BLOOD PRESSURE. PATIENTS WERE ASSIGNED TO EAT ONE OF 4 DIFFERENT DIETS FOR 5 WEEKS EACH.  ALL PATIENTS COMPLETED AT LEAST TWO DIFFERENT DIETS.

AUDIO Runs:05 NATSO/FULL
“…I remember putting the honey on the cottage cheese…yes…”

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Sandra and Karen talking, cu of trays of food

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SANDRA WEEKES PARTICIPATED IN THE STUDY AND WORKED WITH DIETITIAN KAREN YEE, WHO SHOWED HER HOW THE DIFFERENT MEALS INCLUDED CARBOHYDRATE CONTAINING FOODS, THAT WERE EITHER HIGHER OR LOWER ON THE GLYCEMIC INDEX.

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SOT/FULL Super@:46 Frank M. Sacks, M.D., -  Harvard School of Public Health Runs:14
“Choosing foods specifically on how much they raise blood sugar doesn’t have an impact, one way or the other, on blood pressure, cholesterol, insulin resistance, risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes.”

(Video covering middle of bite: Dr. Sacks and Karen Yee looking at the food)

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JAMA COVER

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THE STUDY APPEARS IN JAMA, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION.

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SOT/FULL Super@1:04 Frank M. Sacks, M.D., -  Harvard School of Public Health Runs:06
“We thought that the low glycemic index foods are really the ones that would be most beneficial.”

VIDEO
B-ROLL
Chicken and sauce meal with pasta, cu of pasta plate, dissolve to chicken and sauce meal with white rice

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VO
TURNS OUT THIS MEAL OF CHICKEN AND SAUCE OVER PASTA, COOKED A LITTLE LESS, WHICH MAKES IT A LOWER GLYCEMIC FOOD, HAD THE SAME EFFECT AS THIS CHICKEN AND SAUCE MEAL COOKED WITH INSTANT WHITE RICE, WHICH IS A HIGHER GLYCEMIC FOOD.

AUDIO
SOT/FULL Super@1:22 Frank M. Sacks, M.D., -  Harvard School of Public Health Runs:14
“We can make really healthful diets that are composed of foods some of which raise blood sugar more than others but as long as their healthful like fruits or cereal grains. So essentially it gives people a lot more options.”

(Video covering end of bite: Sandra and Karen talking)

vIDEO
B-ROLL
Sandra and Karen talking and looking at food

AUDIO
VO
WHILE SANDRA SAYS SHE LEARNED A LOT FROM THE STUDY, HER BEST ADVICE ABOUT EATING A HEALTHFUL DIET…

AUDIO
SOT/FULL Super@1:41 Sandra Weekes – Study Participant Runs:06
“Planning, planning, planning um ahead, that’s always the key.”

(Video covering end of bite: Sandra eating a prune)

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B-ROLL
Sandra standing with dietitian eating a prune

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CATHERINE DOLF, THE JAMA REPORT.

TAG: STUDY AUTHORS SAY THEY ONLY INCLUDED HEALTHFUL FOODS IN THESE DIETS THAT HAPPENT TO RAISE BLOOD SUGAR MORE, NOT JUNK FOODS OR FOODS WITH ADDED SUGAR.

INTRO: Certain carbohydrate containing foods can differ in the amount they raise blood sugar. A new study examined whether a diet containing foods that raise blood sugar levels less, would improve risk factors for heart disease and diabetes. Catherine Dolf explains in this week’s JAMA Report.

AUDIO
SOT/FULL Super@:01 Frank M. Sacks, M.D., – Harvard School of Public Health Runs:09
“Some carbohydrate containing foods like bananas increase the blood sugar more than other carb foods like an apple.”

(Video covering 2nd half of bite: banana on tray, dissolve to cu of banana, split screen showing apple, back to banana)

VIDEO
B-ROLL
Banana full screen on tray

AUDIO
VO
PUTTING THE BANANA HIGHER ON THE GLYCEMIC INDEX.

AUDIO
SOT/FULL Super@:12 Frank M. Sacks, M.D., -  Harvard School of Public Health Runs:05
“We made different versions of healthful diets based on how much certain foods increased the blood sugar.”

VIDEO
B-ROLL
Dr. Sacks talking with Karen Yee both looking at trays of food, trays of food pan up to Sandra and Karen, wide of food on counter with women talking, individual shots of tray with different foods

AUDIO
VO
DR. FRANK SACKS FROM THE HARVARD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND CO-AUTHORS STUDIED 163 OVERWEIGHT ADULTS THAT HAD SLIGHTLY ELEVATED BLOOD PRESSURE. PATIENTS WERE ASSIGNED TO EAT ONE OF 4 DIFFERENT DIETS FOR 5 WEEKS EACH.  ALL PATIENTS COMPLETED AT LEAST TWO DIFFERENT DIETS.

AUDIO Runs:05 NATSO/FULL
“…I remember putting the honey on the cottage cheese…yes…”

AUDIO
Sandra and Karen talking, cu of trays of food

AUDIO
VO
SANDRA WEEKES PARTICIPATED IN THE STUDY AND WORKED WITH DIETITIAN KAREN YEE, WHO SHOWED HER HOW THE DIFFERENT MEALS INCLUDED CARBOHYDRATE CONTAINING FOODS, THAT WERE EITHER HIGHER OR LOWER ON THE GLYCEMIC INDEX.

AUDIO
SOT/FULL Super@:46 Frank M. Sacks, M.D., -  Harvard School of Public Health Runs:14
“Choosing foods specifically on how much they raise blood sugar doesn’t have an impact, one way or the other, on blood pressure, cholesterol, insulin resistance, risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes.”

(Video covering middle of bite: Dr. Sacks and Karen Yee looking at the food)

GXF FULL
JAMA COVER

AUDIO
VO
THE STUDY APPEARS IN JAMA, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION.

AUDIO
SOT/FULL Super@1:04 Frank M. Sacks, M.D., -  Harvard School of Public Health Runs:06
“We thought that the low glycemic index foods are really the ones that would be most beneficial.”

VIDEO
B-ROLL
Chicken and sauce meal with pasta, cu of pasta plate, dissolve to chicken and sauce meal with white rice

AUDIO
VO
TURNS OUT THIS MEAL OF CHICKEN AND SAUCE OVER PASTA, COOKED A LITTLE LESS, WHICH MAKES IT A LOWER GLYCEMIC FOOD, HAD THE SAME EFFECT AS THIS CHICKEN AND SAUCE MEAL COOKED WITH INSTANT WHITE RICE, WHICH IS A HIGHER GLYCEMIC FOOD.

AUDIO
SOT/FULL Super@1:22 Frank M. Sacks, M.D., -  Harvard School of Public Health Runs:14
“We can make really healthful diets that are composed of foods some of which raise blood sugar more than others but as long as their healthful like fruits or cereal grains. So essentially it gives people a lot more options.”

(Video covering end of bite: Sandra and Karen talking)

vIDEO
B-ROLL
Sandra and Karen talking and looking at food

AUDIO
VO
WHILE SANDRA SAYS SHE LEARNED A LOT FROM THE STUDY, HER BEST ADVICE ABOUT EATING A HEALTHFUL DIET…

AUDIO
SOT/FULL Super@1:41 Sandra Weekes – Study Participant Runs:06
“Planning, planning, planning um ahead, that’s always the key.”

(Video covering end of bite: Sandra eating a prune)

VIDEO
B-ROLL
Sandra standing with dietitian eating a prune

AUDIO
VO
CATHERINE DOLF, THE JAMA REPORT.

TAG: STUDY AUTHORS SAY THEY ONLY INCLUDED HEALTHFUL FOODS IN THESE DIETS THAT HAPPENT TO RAISE BLOOD SUGAR MORE, NOT JUNK FOODS OR FOODS WITH ADDED SUGAR.

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