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salt

The trouble with salt

Too much sodium reduces thirst, which causes overeating, weight gain and a variety of ailments.

Is meatless meat good for you?

The latest food craze looks, tastes and feels like real meat—but at day's end, it's still a processed food.

Freshen up your football fun

DIY chip dip and homemade snack mix will keep salt and artificial ingredients in check.

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.

Salt and processed meats—the deadly duo

Cutting these two items from your diet could be your first step in warding off heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

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.

Dried and true

Want healthier chips that are light on salt, loaded with taste? A food dehydrator is your answer.

Sodium stealth bombs

Suss out those sneaky salt sources by improving your label literacy and falling in love with home-cooked meals.

Eating out? Mind your salt

A single meal at most restaurants far exceeds the recommended daily allotment of sodium.

The burdens of bread

In an increasingly gluten-sensitive, carb-conscious world, bread is getting a tough rap—and it's not often warranted.

Secrets of the soup

There's plenty of sound science behind the notion that chicken soup soothes the soul.

Vary your victuals 

An assortment of healthy foods—and a little wiggle room for the occasional piece of chocolate cake—might keep your diet on track.

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