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packaged foods

Feel swollen? Blame salt

Highly processed food is an unfortunate hallmark of American diets. It leads to a glut of sodium, which can trigger bloating and gas.

Exploring a dietitian’s grocery cart

Here's a hint: There aren't a lot of packaged and processed foods piled inside.

4 steps to stomp salt

Reading the food label, cooking at home and following a few other careful steps can put your sodium intake in its proper place.

Shun processed, shed pounds

Study adds further evidence to what dietitians have said all along—a glut of packaged goods will only serve to pack on the pounds.

Subtract the additive

Propionate, a common additive in breads and baked goods, may trigger a metabolic response linked to obesity and diabetes.

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