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Low Salt Diet

Leave No (Kidney) Stone Unturned: Or Better Yet, Prevent Them From Forming

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

March is National Kidney Month and the National Kidney Foundation encourages people to learn about the kidneys and kidney-related conditions, including kidney stones.

Medicine Keeps Changing But Not Well-Being

Deepak Chopra | Posted 07.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

The astonishing intelligence of the human body can't be nullified. It waits for each person to act as intelligently as every cell, tissue, and organ already does.

A New Look for Low-Sodium

Jessica Goldman Foung | Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Jessica Goldman Foung

People remembered that salt is just a single "spice" on the rack -- that, actually, there are a lot of other ways to flavor foods. And when you remove the salt, it makes room for exciting new flavor combinations and creative versions of classic recipes.

This Thanksgiving, Thank Your Body

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

With the holiday around the corner, seasoned and aspiring cooks in households across America plan to fill their tables with a cornucopia of comfort foods. Before you run to the grocery store, I challenge you to evaluate what you put in your body by way of your holiday table.

A Brine-Free Bird

Jessica Goldman Foung | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Jessica Goldman Foung

Most people assume that a guest-worthy Thanksgiving turkey relies on soaking it first in a salty brine or a salty rub. But here's a little secret: That's not true. There are actually many different ways to cook a tasty turkey, beyond the brine, that will leave the skin golden and the meat moist.

The Flexible Feast

Jessica Goldman Foung | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Jessica Goldman Foung

If you're hosting Thanksgiving or any holiday meal this year, you'll most likely welcome a few guests with special dietary requests. Different ones. Which could mean a lot of extra work for you -- or could be a great excuse to get creative in the kitchen and take a few liberties with tradition.

Before The Damage Is Done -- Keep Your Pressure Under Control

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

High blood pressure can damage the kidneys without any warning, but the news isn't all bad. By knowing your risk and keeping tabs on your numbers, you may be able to prevent blood pressure from getting out of control.

10 Commandments For Keeping A Low-Sodium Diet

Jessica Goldman Foung | Posted 07.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Jessica Goldman Foung

After living on a salt-free, low-sodium diet for almost a decade, I can guarantee that low-sodium does not have to mean a life of making colorless meals at the kitchen stove by yourself.

Low-Salt Diet Benefits Questioned In New Study | By Anne Harding | Posted 01.09.2012 | Healthy Living

Consuming less sodium has been shown to lower blood pressure, but for many people the health benefits this provides may be offset by a slight upti...

10 Ways to Cut Sodium Without Sacrificing Flavor (PHOTOS)

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

Contrary to what you might think, low sodium foods can be tasty and inexpensive. Below is some advice on how to reduce your salt intake!