Evidence continues to mount that a low-salt DASH-style diet can effectively lower elevated BP and alter numerous other known and suspected CVD risk factors...
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Singling out sugar as now being more responsible for raising BP and cholesterol levels than added salt and fat & cholesterol-rich animal products is clearly a gross distortion of what the best quality scientific data tells us is most likely true...
 
Prevention, MyPlate

Don't miss this members-only in-depth look at MyPlate's protein food group!
 
Food and Health, MyPlate

"Americans consume too much sodium. High sodium consumption raises blood pressure, and high blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Heart disease and stroke are the nation’s first and third leading causes of death"
 

These fun and educational incentives make the perfect prizes, rewards, awards, and gifts for health and wellness promotion. Set them up at your next wellness fair, nutrition class, or company raffle.
 

Choose from over 100 different nutrition posters, health posters, and motivational wellness posters, that will make your walls beautiful and educational.
 
Food and Health, Prevention

More research is needed to further elucidate how added dietary salt may be contributing to overeating, weight gain, insulin resistance, and type 2 DM. However, given the overwhelming evidence linking increased salt intake with the development of hypertension and cardiovascular disease, there is no reason not to make it clear that most people would be far better off limiting their sodium intake to no more than about 1500mg/day...