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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

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

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

Tracking Diet with Blood Glucose Levels
Updated 8/27/2016 12:39:17 AM

Is it possible to track my blood glucose levels with my daily diet. If so, how?...  Read more

High on the carbs today.. Oops. Wasn't intentional
Updated 8/26/2016 1:24:16 PM

High on the carbs today.. Oops. Wasn't intentional. Still within calories but will need to watch it in future. 😱🙈...  Read more

Lean, low carb, high protien snacks. Go! #snacks #
Updated 8/28/2016 12:14:39 PM

Lean, low carb, high protien snacks. Go! #snacks #tips #ineedmoreprotien #protien...  Read more

Urg so undecided if I want to see if this seriously works or what to do . I know from blood work and
Updated 8/26/2016 11:08:34 AM

Urg so undecided if I want to see if this seriously works or what to do . I know from blood work and everything im 1000000 % HEALTHY no issues. So why am I so worried about weight. Yes im 5"2 and over 200 lbs so yes im in obese class...  Read more

2 questions. 1. What are healthy foods that are High in fat? 2. I've been under eating but I do n
Updated 8/26/2016 11:15:57 AM

2 questions. 1. What are healthy foods that are High in fat? 2. I've been under eating but I do not understand how that makes you gain or stop loosing weight especially if you are burning calories by exercise and other daily activities...  Read more

Blood Pressure Information

Description of High Blood PressureHigh blood pressure is a common disease in which blood flows through blood vessels (arteries) at higher than normal pressures.Measuring Blood PressureBlood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of...  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

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