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The 10 Saltiest Meals In America

David Zinczenko | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

How Applebees managed to turn shrimp and sautéed vegetables into one of the saltiest foods in America may be the eighth wonder of the world.

Silent Partners, Silent Killers

Pamela Levin | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Pamela Levin

Let me introduce you to the S partners. They hang out a lot together and are known for causing excitement, a feeling of euphoria, elevated blood pre...

The Perfect Steak: Tips, Techniques and Gear for Mastering Bone-In Rib Eye

Tasting Table | Posted 10.14.2014 | Taste
Tasting Table

Instead of running out to your local steakhouse, consider basking in the glory of serious meat cookery at home.

Sorry, Your Sandwich Might Be Bad For Your Health

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Bad news for sandwich lovers. According to the latest government analysis, we're all eating too much salt and our beloved midday sammies are the culpr...

The Finest Scrambled Eggs Ever

Tasting Table | Posted 10.02.2014 | Taste
Tasting Table

There's no need for cheese--not when you've got the pure, intense flavors of eggs and butter.

Branding and the Girl in the Yellow Dress

Jan Folkertsma Schichtel | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business
Jan Folkertsma Schichtel

In the annals of branding, the Morton Salt Girl is a monumental achievement. She's been tweaked from time to time over the past century, but the company has wisely retained and respected her widely recognized identity.

Dear Olive Garden, This Is Why You Need To Salt Your Pasta Water

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 09.15.2014 | Taste

Bland pasta is a sad, sad thing.

Salt In The Wound

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 09.12.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Hypothetically, we could find ourselves in trouble by eating too little salt. But hypothetically, we could incur injury from an excess of oxygen. That's not a good reason to stop breathing.

Almost All American Kids Are Eating Too Much Salt

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living

By David Beasley ATLANTA, Sept 9 (Reuters) - American kids are eating far too much salt, mostly from processed foods sold in stores, p...

Sodium Studies, With a Grain of Salt

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

It is theoretically possible to consume too little sodium, but whether the relevant cut-point is set high or low, the vast majority of adults living in the real world consume too much.

New Study Questions Need To Cut Salt, But Experts Raise Concerns About Findings

Associated Press | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living

A large international study questions the conventional wisdom that most people should cut back on salt, suggesting that the amount most folks consume ...

Adding Sazon to Our Comidas Without Using Salt

American Heart Association | Posted 10.12.2014 | Taste
American Heart Association

Most Hispanic foods are traditionally well seasoned, but don't confuse good seasoning with just adding excess salt to get "authentic flavor."

WATCH: Where Salt Comes From

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 07.23.2014 | Taste

Humans literally can't live without it.

Rebel With a Cause: How to Break the Rules and Live a Limitless Low-Sodium Life

Nancy Brown | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Jessica Goldman Foung fought back. Her most powerful tools were the love and support of family and friends, medicines and a new diet. Within a few years, she went off that waiting list. Then she went off dialysis. Then she went off many of those medicines.

Truly Healthy Meals at School Only Makes Sense

Nancy Brown | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

With 1 in 3 young Americans either overweight or obese, we need to marshal every resource we have to take on this epidemic. Schools are on the front lines of this struggle. They are the places where our kids spend most of their days and in many cases, eat half of their calories.

White Gold, Black Slaves, Red Blood: Countless Years a Slave on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 09.05.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

White gold, they called it, the salt that made white men rich and black slaves wretched with a horrendous plight beyond all suffering in the salt pans...

These 10 Meals Reveal One Thing Fast Food Restaurants Still Get Wrong

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 07.03.2014 | Healthy Living

The average chain restaurant is cutting back on sodium -- very. slowly. According to a new report from the nonprofit Center for Science in the Publ...

Stalling on Salt

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Don't bother reaching for that shaker of salt next time you eat out. The chain restaurant industry has already decided for you how salty you like your food, and they think you like it plenty salty!

Helping the Food Industry Shake Its Salt Habit

Maisie Ganzler | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Maisie Ganzler

Salt sits on nearly every table in this country. Humans need it to live, but at the levels that Americans currently consume it, sodium could be the single most dangerous substance in the food supply.

On the "A" w/Souleo: Salt-N-Pepa Back Together Again as a Trio?

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 07.23.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Is Deidra "DJ Spinderella" Roper the "N" in Salt-N-Pepa? It was a question the DJ Spinderella posed to her fellow legendary hip-hop group members Cheryl "Salt" James and Sandra "Pepa" Denton on their VH1 reality show in 2007. Nearly seven years later Salt finally has an answer: yes.

Buvette's Boiled Eggs With Seasoned Salt

Food52 | Posted 07.21.2014 | Taste
Food52

This idea was inspired by the Italian Easter tradition of wrapping chocolate eggs in colorful paper with a surprise inside.

Getting Granular About Salt

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.21.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The very granular strategy of choosing foods with shorter ingredient lists allows for cutting out many superfluous grains of salt by way of improving overall nutritional quality. There should be no controversy in that.

Of Salt, Saltation and Salience: The Case for Fixing What's Broken

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The prevailing fashion in nutrition, if not all of health news, is contrarianism. Cutting back on salt was yesterday's news. If today's news were the same as yesterday's news, we might not be confused, and desperately in need of tomorrow's news to help sort it all out. We can't have that!

Get the 11 Best Under-$25 Souvenirs From Portland Without Leaving Home

Diane Vadino | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel
Diane Vadino

If you left your heart in San Francisco -- along with your ex, Google buses, and tech bros --celebrate the start of something new and infinitely more durable in Portland.

Sodium: The Silent Killer of African Americans

Nicole Breedlove | Posted 05.12.2014 | Black Voices
Nicole Breedlove

Salt is in everything we eat. I'm not just talking about the obvious suspects like potato chips. I'm talking about the stuff you add after you prepare your food. The condiments.