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sodium

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.

More of this, less of that

Want to toughen your ticker? The food choices you make today can promote a healthier heart tomorrow.

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.

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.

Subtract the additive

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

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.

Hold the salt

A small portion of your sodium intake comes from eating at home. The worst culprit? Highly processed and packaged food.

Study: Less salt, more life

Consuming a bit more sodium each day may significantly increase your odds of dying early.

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