When your doctor tells you to cut the sodium in your diet, you may not know where to start. Are salt substitutes a safe option? Find out who should and shouldn’t use them, and how to make meals less salty and more flavorful.
Studies show that eating healthier could help you avoid an early death due to heart disease, stroke or diabetes. Find out what foods to avoid as well as what to put on your plate from a dietitian at Cleveland Clinic.
Many people believe that keeping a Himalayan salt lamp in their home or office can provide several health benefits. But is there any truth to these claims? An expert explains.
Does chocolate start calling your name around 2 p.m.? 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.
See six reasons why people crave salt and how it affects your health. Plus, learn 10 ways to combat salty food cravings.
Too much sodium can affect fluid balance and increase blood pressure — putting you at risk of heart disease. How much salt should you really be eating?
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.
Eating a meal that’s high in sodium at dinnertime can contribute to sleep disturbances, in part due to an increase in blood pressure and fluid retention. The result may be restless sleep, frequent awakenings and not feeling rested in the morning.