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Blood Sodium Levels Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Blood Sodium Levels.

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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

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

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

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

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

Last night I finally paid attention to my sodium a
Updated 6/23/2016 7:18:40 AM

Last night I finally paid attention to my sodium and stayed under the 2,000 range. I usually go over 2,300....  Read more

Hi level 4 767 points need 1000 points for level 5
Updated 6/22/2016 2:30:41 PM

Hi level 4 767 points need 1000 points for level 5 so close next week be my 4 week...  Read more

Are your sodium levels high?
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Are your sodium levels high?...  Read more

My blood pressure is finally down to a "normal" nu
Updated 6/22/2016 9:25:31 AM

My blood pressure is finally down to a "normal" number. 113/75 this morning! I've worked hard for that.#progress...  Read more

H2o jogged 2.5 miles.Blood sugars still bouncing a
Updated 6/20/2016 12:33:23 AM

H2o jogged 2.5 miles.Blood sugars still bouncing around. I'm really hoping for a solution to this. It's extremely frustrating & weight loss is a MAJOR FACTOR in the criteria for the weight loss surgery I'm hoping for. THE VA is very strict #exercise...  Read more

Cough Syrup & Sugar

Most cough Syrup contain sugar, which can affect blood glucose levels, and also blood pressure. I found a cough syrup that has no sugar or sodium. It's called Diabetic Tussin and it's available at Walmart. Also If you're diagnosed with flu, it's v...  Read more

Edema- in order to lose weight - reduce water retention

Few people know that too much sugar intake increases the hormone insulin. If your body has high levels of insulin, itís difficult to get rid of sodium & your body retains water. Eating Onions, celery, eggplant, lemon water can help with puffiness.Eli...  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