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Low Sodium Diets

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.

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.

8 Foods Surprisingly High In Sodium

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 04.13.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Beware the Salt Traps We all know we shouldn’t eat too much salt -- that overdoing it can lead to high blood press...

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).

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.

Finally, Healthful Fast Food

David Perlmutter, M.D. | Posted 09.26.2011 | Food
David Perlmutter, M.D.

There's a big story unfolding behind the scenes, with a McDonald's tie-in, that will undoubtedly have an unprecedented impact on the eating choices and habits of Americans.

To Salt Or Not To Salt?

Posted 09.24.2011 | Food

Scientists have been debating sodium intake's relation to health for decades. One study says salt reduction is the key to hypertension reduction; anot...

One Man's Attempt To Follow The U.S. Recommended Salt Intake

The Washington Post | Tim Carman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

I decided to give the 1,500-milligram diet a test run for a week, making sure to sample foods not only prepared at home but also purchased at grocery ...