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6 Signs You’re Eating Too Much Salt

Let’s face it: Most of us—about 90% of Americans—are eating too much sodium. We need less than 2,300 mg/day, though most of us take in closer to 3,400 mg. The body works hard to process this excess sodium, which takes a toll on your heart and blood vessels. Over time, this can contribute to high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, and kidney problems. Here are 6 signs you’re eating too much sodium:… Read more »

Why Should We Care About Sodium?

Ah, headlines! As a dietitian and former nutrition director for Good Housekeeping, I sometimes have to gasp at those attention-grabbing food and nutrition-focused titles. Here are a few on salt that caught my eye:… Read more »