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Finding a Lower Sodium lunch

Finding a Lower Sodium lunch

Jane Maynard, of This Week for Dinner, is joining the Sodium Blog as a Guest Curator this fall.

This incredibly helpful article at Red Tricycle outlines a detailed list of sodium-heavy lunch foods and great ways to swap those foods out for healthier, lower-sodium options.

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Satisfying low-sodium snacks

Satisfying low-sodium snacks

Jane Maynard, of This Week for Dinner, is joining the Sodium Blog as a Guest Curator this fall.

Snacking is important for healthy eating, but snacks can also be one of the top sources for high-sodium food. Luckily, we don't have to rely on chips and other processed foods to fuel our bodies throughout the day.

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More Fitness, Less Sodium, More Health

More Fitness, Less Sodium, More Health

Paula Kiger, of Big Green Pen, is joining the Sodium Blog as a Guest Blogger today.

“I don’t want to log my food anymore.” That was me, emailing my wellness coach in early 2015, backing away from the daily nutrition logging that she recommended that I do and that I had been doing for a year. I was training for a half marathon and was working with a coach who urged me to focus on my nutrition in order to complement my athletic training.

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The Salty Six – surprising foods that add the most sodium to our diets

The Salty Six – surprising foods that add the most sodium to our diets

Did you know that a lot of common foods add more sodium to your diet than you might think? It’s not just the French fries and pretzels you need to watch out for.

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You Need to Reduce Sodium Intake Right Now: Here’s Why (and How)

You Need to Reduce Sodium Intake Right Now: Here’s Why (and How)

Makeba Giles, of Melisa Source, is joining the Sodium Blog as a Guest Blogger today.

Even if you’re like me and prepare foods with very little or no salt and never reach for the salt shaker while dining out, chances are that you are still probably consuming too much sodium. In fact, Americans eat more than 3,400 milligrams of sodium, on average, daily—more than double the amount that the American Heart Association recommends for ideal heart health. 

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Check Out this Collection of Lower Sodium Recipes

Check Out this Collection of Lower Sodium Recipes

Jane Maynard, of This Week for Dinner, is joining the Sodium Blog as a Guest Curator this fall.

The cover of the classic Better Homes & Gardens cookbook is forever linked to my childhood memories of watching my mom cook. I use the same cookbook today and love all of those classic recipes, ones that have literally been passed down through generations.

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How a Family History of High Blood Pressure Led Me to Lower Sodium

How a Family History of High Blood Pressure Led Me to Lower Sodium

Patricia Patton is joining the Sodium Blog as a Guest Blogger today.

I live with high blood pressure: a chronic condition that is known as the silent killer because it has no outward-facing symptoms and you cannot look at someone and know whether they have it. For me, the name alone puts it into the category of a scary disease. High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke and about a third of U.S. adults have hypertension. This is not a good scenario. So this is my #BreakUpWithSalt Story.

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Tell salt goodbye

Tell salt goodbye

Erika Kendall, of Black Girl's Guide To Weight Loss, is joining the Sodium Blog as a Guest Blogger today.

That’s right. It’s time to send salt its walking papers, to tell salt to pack its raggedy duffel bag and go.

Each year more and more people find themselves impacted by common heart conditions like heart disease and high blood pressure, and unsure of how they got there or what to do in order to undo it. If this is you, you’re not alone. It seems that all of us either know someone with high blood pressure, or have it ourselves.

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A closer look at the Salty Six

A closer look at the Salty Six

Learn about the Salty Six - surprising foods that contribute the most sodium to our diets.

Let’s look at these foods in more detail. How did they get on this list, and how can you keep them from packing excess sodium into your diet?

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