A 12-year study links a diet very high in salt to a higher risk of heart failure. But does this study tell us anything new? Learn more about how salt affects your heart.
A study shows some processed and packaged foods contain less sodium today than they did nearly 15 years ago.
Constantly tempted by sweets or salty snacks? If cravings keep your weight at a plateau, take heart. It’s possible to let go of cravings — most people just don’t go about it the right way. These tips from our dietitians should help.
Does chocolate start calling your name around 2 p.m.? Does that bag of potato chips start talking to you an hour after dinner? Discover why you may be craving sweets or salty foods and how to listen better to your body.
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Pink Himalayan salt is trending on food blogs. Kosher salt is touted by chefs. Sea salt is everywhere. Are natural salts more nutritious than regular old table salt? Discover the answer and get five tips for reducing your sodium intake.
If you’re thinking about cutting back on the amount of salt you eat, make sure you’re doing it for the right reasons.
Salt is portrayed as the villain in many stories in the media that tout healthy eating habits. But not everyone needs to worry about restricting their salt intake.
If you’re like most Americans, you’re eating too much sodium — even if you don’t use the salt shaker to add it to your food.
Experts recommend no more than 2,300 mg of sodium a day, but most Americans average of about 3,400 milligrams. Learn about how salt may be hidden in your food, even in foods that don’t taste salty.
Healthy choices are doubly important when you have both diabetes and hypertension. Find out how to reduce the risk of complications as you manage your blood pressure.