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Low Sodium

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.

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.

Four Wheat-Free Crostini

Jessica Goldman Foung | Posted 04.01.2014 | Taste
Jessica Goldman Foung

It simply means getting a little more creative then, well, white toast.

The Low-Down on Sodium

Rachel Berman | Posted 10.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachel Berman

Everyone can benefit from reducing sodium because a positive side effect of doing so is increasing the amount of fresh, whole foods you get in your diet.

The New York Times Bungles the Latest Salt Report

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 07.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

The Times not only fanned unfounded fears that cutting sodium is risky, but it failed to inform readers that vanishingly few Americans consume the very-low-sodium levels that the IOM considered.

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.

Rewriting The Low-Sodium Rules

Jessica Goldman Foung | Posted 04.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Jessica Goldman Foung

I refused to eat bland food or feel like a second-class culinary citizen because of my diet. And in a world where salt sits on a flavor pedestal, I decided that it was time to rewrite the low-sodium rules (uninspiring) and prove that salt-free dishes could keep up (exciting).

The Hidden Salt In Your Diet

Bill & Claire Wurtzel | Posted 04.07.2013 | Taste
Bill & Claire Wurtzel

Why should we help our children develop a taste for salty foods that is not good for their health and influences their eating patterns for life? There is research to suggest that when children have high salt intake it may predispose them to the development of high blood pressure.

Transform 6 Favorite Salty Meals For Better Health

Posted 12.03.2012 | Healthy Living

By Dr. Oz and Dr. Roizen for YouBeauty.com You're probably already taking steps to limit salt intake if you have high blood pressure. The truth is,...

A Healthier Hostess?

Jessica Goldman Foung | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Jessica Goldman Foung

Most likely, the Twinkie will stay the Twinkie, and perhaps that is exactly how it should be. But the doors are now open to variation, a perfect opportunity to give this little yellow cake a healthier look.

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.

Healthy Soups For Dieters With High Cholesterol, From Ellie Krieger (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

It is possible to enjoy holiday comfort foods without overindulging. Ellie Krieger, nutritionist and host of The Cooking Channel's "Healthy Appetite",...

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.

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.

Why It’s So Hard To Eat Less Salt

Posted 02.07.2012 | Healthy Living

Dietary advice can be complicated. Good quality sources can have conflicting information, pitting one recommendation against another. And that holds t...

Please Pass the Salt!

Susan Yager | Posted 07.05.2011 | Home
Susan Yager

Champagne corks will be popping at the Salt Institute, and fast food executives and food processors will be joining the party. A new study published i...