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Blood Pressure And Sodium Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Blood Pressure And Sodium.

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High Blood Pressure? Have a DASH of Spark

For years, battling high blood pressure meant throwing out the salt shaker and throwing on the sweatpants. We now know that there’s more to the picture. Exercise and maintaining a healthy weight have always been powerful tools for managing...  Read more

The Art of Eating Naked

When was the last time you ate naked? No, I’m not talking about that pizza you ate in bed last weekend, so please put your pants back on. I’m talking about whipping up lunch or dinner without condiments, sauces or the other extras we...  Read more

Shakin' It Up with the Skinny on Salt

Even if you are not a potato chip and pretzel junkie, you’re probably eating more salt than you realize. Sodium, the main ingredient in table salt, can hide in places you don’t suspect, like in ketchup, frozen dinners, instant hot cereals...  Read more

12 Heart-Smart Tips You Haven't Heard

When I flip my calendar to February, two things usually come to my mind. One, I’m getting tired of the cold and snowy winter, and two, Valentine’s Day is coming. Now, I don’t know how you feel about this “holiday," but I...  Read more

Easy Ways to Cut Sodium Intake

You consume sodium every single day, and that's a good thing! Our bodies need sodium to help maintain water and mineral balances and blood volume. But too much of a good thing (sodium in this case) can have negative effects on your health, such a...  Read more

High sodium intake
Updated 4/27/2015 8:58:10 AM

I have been doing the Spark People program on and off for a little over 2 years and lately I have started back on the program and just as before my sodium intake is too high. Based on my nutritional tracker I should be between 500 and 2300 daily howe...  Read more

Low sodium?
Updated 4/28/2015 10:15:35 PM

Just diagnosed with Meniere's disease (an inner ear issue that causes extreme vertigo and hearing problems). One of the ways to manage it, according to my dr, is by eating a low-sodium diet. Now, I've always been a big fan of salty foods :-( so...  Read more

Brand new: My blood sugar is high, and I only get
Updated 4/26/2015 12:48:59 PM

Brand new: My blood sugar is high, and I only get $ 133 in food stamps for family of 3. Food banks are all processed and starches...help....  Read more

I have a problem. 5 min into cardio my blood sugar
Updated 4/6/2015 1:42:09 PM

I have a problem. 5 min into cardio my blood sugar drops. It doesn't seem to matter what I eat first...  Read more

thoughts on low sodium v8 juice??
Updated 4/6/2015 1:04:44 PM

thoughts on low sodium v8 juice??...  Read more

Cut the salt!

Cutting the salt in your food will reduce water retention, your blood pressure, and reduce your chance for heart disease....  Read more

Garlic Can Help

Garlic helps lower blood pressure, controls blood sugar increasing the release of insulin in diabetics, and blood cholesterol...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

Small Dietary Changes Could Save Billions in Health Care Costs

We all know that too much sodium is bad for your health. But did you know just how bad it is for our wallets? According to new research, if Americans could cut their sodium intake to the levels recommended by health experts, the country would save a...  Read more

Food Showdown: Cottage Cheese vs. Black Bean Soup

Both low-fat cottage cheese and black bean soup are nutritious, high-protein snacks. But most processed foods contain high levels of sodium, which can contribute to high blood pressure. The average American adult consumes about 2,500 to 5,0...  Read more