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.
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.
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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.
There are certain foods or ingredients that are likely to give you that dreaded bloated feeling. A registered dietitian lists five that are problematic and why.
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.
Like most stir-fries, this can be made in minutes if you have all the ingredients chopped and ready to go. Purchase soba noodles that are low in sodium, or substitute wide whole wheat noodles, which also are low in salt. This dish is not just healthy, but it’s also very flavorful.
We have all heard about the pain of passing a kidney stone — and those who’ve experienced it never want to go through it again. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to help prevent this common disorder of the urinary tract.
Calorie- and fat-conscious eaters may opt for turkey bacon as a healthier alternative to the traditional kind. But this substitute is also high in fat and sodium and offers few other benefits.