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Sodium Health

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.

We're Eating Way Too Much Salt

Posted 03.21.2013 | Healthy Living

We are eating way too much salt. And it's killing us. That's the message from two new studies released Thursday, examining the amount of global ...

Confused About Salt?

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 10.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

The world's leading health authorities -- from the American Heart Association to the World Health Organization -- have urged people to cut back on salt (sodium). There simply is no controversy: Medical experts are nearly unanimous that we're eating too much salt.