Published Online: February 18, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.2517
Author Contributions: Dr Eisenberg had full access to all the data and had the final responsibility for the decision to submit the manuscript for publication. Study concept and design: Eisenberg and Myrdal Miller. Acquisition of data: Eisenberg, Myrdal Miller, and Burgess. Analysis and interpretation of data: Eisenberg, McManus, Burgess, and Bernstein. Drafting of the manuscript: Eisenberg and Burgess. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Eisenberg, Myrdal Miller, McManus, Burgess, and Bernstein. Statistical analysis: Burgess and Bernstein. Obtained funding: Eisenberg. Administrative, technical, and material support: Eisenberg, Myrdal Miller, McManus, and Burgess. Study supervision: Eisenberg.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Eisenberg serves as a member of the scientific advisory committee and consultant to The Culinary Institute of America and as a scientific consultant to LKK Health Products Group Ltd and SPE US Development Inc. Ms Myrdal Miller is a full-time employee of The Culinary Institute of America, which copresents and profits from Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives.
Funding/Support: This study was made possible, in part, by an unrestricted academic grant from the Bernard Osher Foundation.
Role of the Sponsor: The Bernard Osher Foundation had no role in the design and conduct of the study; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of the data; or in the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Previous Presentations: A summary of the data from this Research Letter was presented at the International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health; May 16, 2012; Portland, Oregon.
Additional Contributions: The following individuals are coauthors of this research letter; however, owing to the limited number of coauthors that can be named in the byline, their names appear here: Mark Erickson, CMC; Bernard Rosner, PhD; Eric B. Rimm, ScD [received honoraria for education presentations at Harvard and Culinary Institute of America events]; and Walter C. Willett, MD, DrPH.