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Sodium And High Blood Pressure Resources

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

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8 Tips for Deciphering Diet Claims

Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w...  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

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

Arc trainer. It can be really hard on high resista
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Arc trainer. It can be really hard on high resistance! :-)...  Read more

Way to go, all! I can now do high knees, without
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Way to go, all! I can now do high knees, without my belly chub getting in the way. Also, i'm no longer having any ankle pain while working out, like I used to experience at the beginning of this journey. hooray! :-)...  Read more

New to this. I was super fit through high school a
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New to this. I was super fit through high school and college and then I had my first baby and it all went to crap. Looking to get back on track with a great community. Thanks!...  Read more

what are some high carbs that I can have, I'm Tire
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what are some high carbs that I can have, I'm Tired by 2pm no energy...  Read more

In addition to what others have said, I would high
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In addition to what others have said, I would highly recommend tracking your food. If you are eating above or below your calorie range, that can negatively affect your weight loss. Tracking our food, regardless of what you eat, will help to see...  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

SECRET TO EXERCISING

I HAVE HIGH BOOE PRESSURE AND WHEN I EXERCISE I FEEL MY BLOOD PRESSURE LOWER THAT IS A GREAT MOTIVATOR.....MY HEALTH!!!!!!!!!306...  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