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Eat Less Salt Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Eat Less Salt.

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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

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

Simple Ways to Preserve Fruits and Vegetables

Summer is the season for fresh produce—from your garden, the local farmers market, or nearby farms. It can be so tempting to buy in bulk—after all, you've waited all year for the perfect strawberry or tomato—and when you grow yo...  Read more

Depression and Eating.
Updated 8/18/2014 1:12:25 PM

I need help staying motivated to not eat when I get upset.... I have postpartum depression ( just had a baby 4 months ago ) and I just can't control myself when it comes to food now. It upsets me so much because I want to lose weight so bad. I gained...  Read more

It's all in the mind and what I eat!
Updated 8/16/2014 9:54:11 PM

Hi all, my name is Chris and am from the western suburbs of Adelaide, South Australia. I currently weigh 180kgs and my goal is to lose 80kgs. I have had a very tough life growing up where food was my comfort. At the age of 16 I was fit as a...  Read more

Building muscle or eating too much?
Updated 8/19/2014 9:40:04 AM

Ok, here's the deal. I started this journey about 5 months ago and have lost over 20lbs by staying within my calorie range. It was slow loss, but steady. About 2 weeks ago, I decided to add exercise by following a c25k program 3 days a week, and s...  Read more

eat to live
Updated 8/13/2014 8:33:56 PM

anybody trying this lifestyle would like to know how they are doing it what kind of meals their planning....  Read more

Am I eating too little?
Updated 8/13/2014 9:31:25 PM

Disclaimer: I'm very sporadic with logging anything. Mostly because I've been doing it so long that I can basically do it in my head. Okay, so I'm concerned that I might be eating too little. I'm 26 years old, female, 5'2", 125-128lbs depending...  Read more

THE LUCKY SEVEN

Think-eat more fruitThink-eat more veggiesThink-Eat more soluble fiberThink-Eat less sugarThink-Eat less SaltThink-Eat less trans fatThink-drink more water...  Read more

Reducing Salt for People with High Blood Pressure

I always add Salt after a dish is 75% cooked as I have to eat a low Sodium Diet.By doing this the Food being cooked does not absorb Salt while it cooks and I need much less than I otherwise would.I also do not sprinkle any Salt on my Food after it's...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Nutrition 101: What’s the Shake on Sea Salt?

I remember my mother buying something called rock salt when I was young. My brothers and I were always excited to see the large bag because that meant we were going to crank up (and I mean crank!) the homemade ice cream maker for Labor Day or another...  Read more

Is Sodium a Problem? Walk Away from the Shaker!

Added salt from the shaker has been a pet peeve of mine since beginning dietitian training in college. I used to go home for a visit and chastise my father as he added salt to his bologna sandwich or lettuce salads before ever tasting them. "Dad...  Read more

We need sodium...but do you need to eat less salt?

Spark Coach Challenge today - Watch your sodium intake and the sodium in your foods....  Read more