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Send a loud and clear message!

By |2024-05-13T13:58:32-07:00July 2, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Although there is a push by the FDA and other health organizations to reduce sodium in processed foods, manufacturers have been opposed to it. They contend that low-sodium products often don't fare well in the marketplace. Taste is the main reason people buy a particular product and when salt is removed, consumers react negatively to the [...]

FDA to Reduce Sodium in Prepared Foods

By |2024-05-13T13:58:49-07:00June 1, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

FDA asking food manufacturers and restaurants to voluntarily lower the amount of sodium in their products and prepared food.  At least 70% of the sodium we consume comes from processed foods, making it difficult for consumers to lower their salt intake. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued draft guidance for public comment that provides practical, voluntary [...]

Sea Salt vs Table Salt

By |2024-04-29T09:16:01-07:00February 2, 2016|Categories: FAQs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Question: What's the difference between sea salt and regular salt? Answer: Not much... other than taste and texture. They both contain about 40% sodium or about 2,300mg per teaspoon. The biggest difference, because sea salt is coarser than table salt, people generally use a little less.

Americans Exceed Recommended Sodium Intake

By |2024-05-13T13:59:37-07:00January 8, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hypertension, a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, occurs among 29% of U.S. adults, and lowering excess sodium intake can reduce blood pressure. Eighty-nine percent of adults and over 90% of children exceeded recommendations for sodium intake. Among hypertensive adults, 86% exceeded 2,300 mg dietary sodium per day. To address the high prevalence of excess sodium consumption [...]

High Blood Pressure Risk Higher in Obese Under 65

By |2024-04-29T09:16:40-07:00December 15, 2015|Categories: Health related|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The risk for high blood pressure is greater for obese and overweight people younger than 65. Individuals 65 and older, weight had little to do with systolic blood pressure. Researchers examined whether race and age, risk factors for obesity and hypertension, affect the association of obesity with elevated blood pressure (BP). Researchers conducted a study of [...]

Skipping Breakfast May Increase Stroke Risk

By |2024-04-29T09:17:34-07:00November 30, 2015|Categories: Health related|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In a Japanese study participants were followed for 15 years… Japanese adults who never ate breakfast had a higher risk for stroke. The eating habits of more than 82,000 Japanese men and women, aged 45 - 74, were followed for 5 years. Based on the results, they concluded the risk of stroke was greater in Japanese who skipped breakfast, suggesting that eating [...]

Kidney Stones on the Rise

By |2024-04-29T09:17:59-07:00November 17, 2015|Categories: Health related|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Researchers analyzed data for nearly 153,000 South Carolina children and adults with kidney stones. They saw the greatest increase in kidney stones (26%) in 15-19 year olds. Researchers believe this may be attributable to increased sodium intake, decreased calcium intake, or dehydration. Read more > Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology

I eat healthy foods, why worry?

By |2024-04-29T10:13:51-07:00November 3, 2015|Categories: FAQs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Question: I eat healthy foods... do I still need to watch the salt? Answer: Absolutely! Eating healthy doesn't automatically guarantee low sodium levels. For example, a healthy garden salad topped with a low-fat salad dressing might contain over 1,000mg of sodium, nearly half the recommended daily salt intake of 2,400mg. Plus, the sodium content can vary [...]

I don’t use the saltshaker

By |2024-04-29T10:14:36-07:00September 7, 2015|Categories: FAQs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Question: I don't use the saltshaker, isn't that enough to lower my sodium intake? Answer: The saltshaker only contributes about 10% of our daily sodium total. The vast majority comes from processed foods. If you eat a sandwich, you're consuming 40-60% of your daily sodium allotment. You'd be surprised at how much is in some of the foods we [...]

Salt or Sodium?

By |2024-04-29T10:14:57-07:00March 17, 2015|Categories: FAQs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Question: What's the difference between salt and sodium? Answer: Salt is composed of sodium (40"%) and chloride (60%). One teaspoon of salt contains about 2,300 mg of sodium. Although they are different the words are often used in place of each other.

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