Five diet rules for a healthy heart

Five diet rules for a healthy heart

Heart disease may be the leading cause of death for Americans, but here’s a heartening statistic: About half of heart-disease…

Skip out on high-sodium foods

Skip out on high-sodium foods

For almost half a century now, health organizations, health professionals, researchers and government agencies have recommended that we reduce our…

Top 10 sources of sodium in food

Top 10 sources of sodium in food

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that Americans consume less than 2,300 milligrams of sodium per day — yet…

How much sodium do you need?

How much sodium do you need?

Your blood pressure shouldn’t be your only consideration when it comes to figuring out how much sodium you should be…

Eight ways to lower blood pressure besides cutting sodium

Eight ways to lower blood pressure besides cutting sodium

EatingWell.com When it comes to “natural” ways to improve blood pressure, sodium restriction snags the spotlight. Most experts agree that…

Breaking up with salt

Breaking up with salt

By Densie Webb, Ph.D., R.D., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter “I love you, salt, but you’re breaking my heart.” This is the…

Learn how to stay in the sodium safe zone

Learn how to stay in the sodium safe zone

Harvard Health Letters How’s your sodium intake? Most health-conscious adults already know that sodium raises blood pressure–and that high blood…