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.
Need something quick for dinner? This stir-fry is a healthy option you can whip up in just a few minutes.
Ever wondered exactly how much chicken is in a chicken nugget? Our dietitians explore what’s really inside.
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