Time to Celebrate Salt Awareness Week

This week, March 12th-18th is National Salt Awareness Week! The purpose of this week is to help educate you, and others, on the proper sodium intake, the functions of sodium in your body and the side effects of excessive sodium intake. This initiative began in 2008 by the World Action on Salt and Health (WASH),…

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Salt and Your Health

Today is the start of World Salt Awareness Week.  This week was started by the World Action on Salt and Health (WASH) in 2008.  Their mission is to improve the health of populations throughout the world by achieving a gradual reduction in salt intake.  WASH encourages multi-national food companies to reduce salt in their products….

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Shake the Salt Habit for National Salt Awareness Week!

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with 1 in every 4 deaths resulting from the condition.  Though genetic predisposition plays a role in developing cardiovascular disease, the reason why the incidence of this disease has reached exponential numbers is likely a result of poor lifestyle choices, including a high…

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Less Salt, Please

Are you increasingly seeing more and more low-sodium products on the grocery shelves? This is because the 2010 Dietary Guidelines emphasize reducing salt in your diet to less than 2300 mg for otherwise healthy people and to less than 1500 mg for those who are 51 and older, African American or have hypertension, diabetes or…

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