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6 Healthy Eating Myths Debunked

6 Healthy Eating Myths Debunked

It seems everyone is talking these days about how to eat healthy. How do you sort fact from opinion and cut through the confusion?

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Celebrate World High Blood Pressure Day with the DASH Diet

Celebrate World High Blood Pressure Day with the DASH Diet

May is High Blood Pressure Education Month! This month, we want to raise awareness about blood pressure. High blood pressure is a dangerous health problem that can affect nearly everyone. It’s important to regularly get your blood pressure checked – millions of Americans have high blood pressure but don’t even know it.

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New study says: Look beyond the salt shaker

New study says: Look beyond the salt shaker

A new study, published in Circulation, shows us that most the sodium we eat comes from restaurant and commercially processed foods- not the salt shaker!

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Can Processed Food Be Healthy?

Can Processed Food Be Healthy?

Many of the foods Americans eat have been handled, or processed, one way or another – from salad mix and baby carrots, to canned pineapple, to frozen pizza, to chicken nuggets. Even some foods that are labeled “organic” can be processed. Check out our new infographic to get the scoop on processed foods.

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Enter the #BreakUpWithSalt Contest

Enter the #BreakUpWithSalt Contest

It’s time to go public about your breakup (with salt).

Share your favorite ways to #BreakUpWithSalt during Stroke and High Blood Pressure Awareness Month.

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 Sodium recommendations are backed by science

Sodium recommendations are backed by science

There has been a lot of noise lately about how much sodium you should eat. With conflicting headlines out there, it’s hard to know what’s right. Never fear! We’re here to clear up any confusion you might have.

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NUTRITION LABELS ARE DUE FOR A MAKEOVER, BUT UPDATED LABELS COULD BE DELAYED

NUTRITION LABELS ARE DUE FOR A MAKEOVER, BUT UPDATED LABELS COULD BE DELAYED

Last May, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that food labels would be getting a long overdue makeover.

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“Changing Perceptions” About Sodium in Minority Health

“Changing Perceptions” About Sodium in Minority Health

The following guest post was written by Mara Silverio, Multicultural Communications Manager, American Heart Association’s National Public and Media Relations.

April is National Minority Health Month. This designation by the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Minority Health helps raise awareness of health disparities and encourage action to reduce inequities.

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Shout Out to Panera for Healthy Options

Shout Out to Panera for Healthy Options

Because of you, we are seeing change.

We know that when you ask for change, companies listen. Panera Bakeries has answered our call to action.

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