Saturday 19 Apr 2014

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Look out for hidden sodium in processed foods

The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends that all Americans consume no more than 1,500 milligrams (mg) of sodium a day, more than twice our average intake of 3,400 mg of sodium.  But, what does 1,500 mg of sodium really mean?  …

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Exploring the Unfamiliar

The next time you tell someone that you’re on a low-sodium diet and they respond with something like, “that must be so flavorless,” I want you to ask

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Finding Flavor Beyond the Shaker

For the next three weeks, the American Heart Association challenges you to kick back on the salt. But that doesn't mean three weeks of eating boring, bland food.

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3-Week Sodium Swap Challenge Begins Today!

Sodium is a major culprit in the growing epidemic of high blood pressure in our country, with 30 percent of adults believed to have borderline or prehypertension and