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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

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

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

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

Can antibiotics cause fluctuations in blood sugar?
Updated 7/22/2015 10:43:36 AM

Can antibiotics cause fluctuations in blood sugar?...  Read more

What Activity Level Would You Call This ?
Updated 7/23/2015 11:26:31 PM

A lot of people work at desk jobs where they sit for most of 8 hours. Then a lot of these folks commute for a half hour trip home. Some might take a walk during some of their lunch break (maybe 20 min) maybe even half hour walking their dog i...  Read more

Low Sodium Snack Ideas?
Updated 7/21/2015 2:30:41 PM

Besides raw fruit and veggies, what are some low-sodium snack ideas? I need protein and occasionally carbs/fat in my snacks....  Read more

Hello! I just changed my activity level from seden
Updated 7/16/2015 1:35:34 PM

Hello! I just changed my activity level from sedentary to lightly and noticed that my "calories burned" during my work out got reduced. Do youn know why?...  Read more

2.5 miles on the elliptical with a level 4 resista
Updated 7/15/2015 9:09:38 PM

2.5 miles on the elliptical with a level 4 resistance in 30 minutes. Best time so far!...  Read more

Why Use Spices on your diet food

Cinnamon may help lower blood sugar levels and reduce triglycerides. Cloves stimulate digestion. Ginger contains antioxidants. Tumeric fights inflamation. Cayenne Pepper and red pepper stimulates metabolism and fat-burning. Yipee!Regular consumption...  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

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