Saturday 25 Oct 2014

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All posts tagged sodium intake

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Kids’ salty diets of nuggets, pizza, and pasta put them at risk for heart problems

Kids eat too much salt with popular “kid-friendly” foods such as chicken nuggets, pizza and pasta accounting for almost half of their sodium intake, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The findings paint […]

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Study underscores excessive sodium consumption as global health problem

Excessive sodium consumption is having a dire health impact on people around the world, killing about 1.65 million people globally each year from related cardiovascular diseases and stroke,

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Reduced salt intake critical, American Heart Association says

New research questions the link between sodium consumption and health problems, but the American Heart Association reiterated Wednesday that the connection is well established and urged Americans to

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Combo of overweight, high sodium intake speeds cell aging in teens

SAN FRANCISCO — Overweight or obese teenagers who eat lots of salty foods may show signs of faster cell aging. “Lowering sodium intake, especially if you are overweight or