Cooking

Your client just found out his blood pressure is high and started avoiding table salt, but is still on a steady diet of bacon, canned soup and frozen meals. What’s wrong with this picture? While it’s definitely important for him or her to reduce table salt, there are many...
 
Cooking

If this were 1990, people would laugh in your face if you suggested adding avocado to toast.  Fat was the enemy and low-fat and fat-free products took over the grocery including cookies, crackers, cheese, salad dressings and more. Thankfully, science has progressed and we know now that some fats...


The impact of too much added salt over the long term is likely far greater than the relatively modest changes in BP observed in short-term clinical trials...


Credible and Incredible Salt Research Most people in the USA consume far more salt than the preponderance of credible scientific research indicates is healthy. Unfortunately, despite the fact that the best quality research has consistently shown that excessive salt intake is a major cause of hypertension (HTN), CVD, and...
Food and Health, Prevention

Americans are eating way too much sodium. Sodium can pose all kinds of health risks, and even when people think they're cutting back on it, they could still be eating way more than they think they are. So what's a health educator to do? How can you spread the...