Highly processed food is an unfortunate hallmark of American diets. It leads to a glut of sodium, which can trigger bloating and gas.
Reading the food label, cooking at home and following a few other careful steps can put your sodium intake in its proper place.
Want healthier chips that are light on salt, loaded with taste? A food dehydrator is your answer.
Propionate, a common additive in breads and baked goods, may trigger a metabolic response linked to obesity and diabetes.
Suss out those sneaky salt sources by improving your label literacy and falling in love with home-cooked meals.
A single meal at most restaurants far exceeds the recommended daily allotment of sodium.
A small portion of your sodium intake comes from eating at home. The worst culprit? Highly processed and packaged food.
Want to toughen your ticker? The food choices you make today can promote a healthier heart tomorrow.
Consuming a bit more sodium each day may significantly increase your odds of dying early.
By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake.
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