Food and Health, Prevention

I know you love hearing about sodium, and it's one of my favorite topics. Recently, we've covered low sodium shopping lists and guides to lower sodium, and today I'm back with a sodium update from the Food and Drug Administration!
 

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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, Kids

It's time for another handout of the week, and this one is all about sodium!
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"
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...