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Sodium Deficiency Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sodium Deficiency.

The Real Benefits of Iron

Energy. We want it, we need it, but we don’t always have it. When we’re energized, the impossible seems doable and  your hectic life feels like smooth sailing. So what essential part of your diet helps increase your energy as its mai...  Read more

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

How to Eliminate Muscle Cramps

There are two kinds of people in this world: People who have had muscle cramps and people who will experience them sooner or later. Muscle cramps happen to almost everyone, and for a lot of different reasons. Vigorous exercise can certainl...  Read more

What to Eat to Ban a Bad Mood

Have you ever noticed that you have a little more pep in your step after eating certain foods--and that other foods can leave you feeling mentally and physically awful? You're not imagining things; as it turns out, all food is not created equal w...  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

How to recover from a high sodium meal
Updated 4/9/2014 1:28:12 PM

Every so often I have to go out to lunch with my co-workers. Most of the time we go to a pizza buffet place which also has a salad bar. Usually I get a salad and have two slices of pizza but even this small amount causes me to bloat big time the ne...  Read more

Low sodium salad dressings
Updated 3/30/2014 6:56:54 AM

I love, love, love salads but doc says to stick with low sodium dressings. Not so easy to do. Can anyone give me information about dressings I can purchase or good recipes for them. Thanks so much for your help with this one!...  Read more

Sodium Tracking
Updated 1/11/2014 12:49:07 PM

Due to high blood pressure my doctor would like me to track Sodium intake. Is there a way to track on sparkpeople. Thank you :)...  Read more

Sodium and Potassium
Updated 12/18/2013 3:01:10 PM

I know that there are SO many different opinions and studies for both sides of this statement... but I was wondering if anyone has any sort of official articles that I could read on the subject. Does eating more potassium balance out the sodium?...  Read more

Sodium Content in slow cooker recipe?
Updated 12/12/2013 8:11:04 AM

recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detail.asp?
recipe=151837 In reading the recipe in the above link, a poster rating the recipe was alarmed at the sodium content. When broth is used for the cooking process and not all actually absorbed and...  Read more

Resisting Temptation

I've been having this issue with eating too many Skinny Cow treats. So, every time I want to eat one, I ask myself, "Would I eat an omelet instead?" If I am willing to make an egg white omelet, I know I am actually hungry. If I just want the treat...  Read more

Too much sodium in the chicken

If the chicken that you buy has too much sodium, soak it in water overnight to pull some of the sodium out....  Read more

Lowering Salt Intake

Consuming no more than 2,300 mg of sodium per day, while aiming at a goal of 1,500 mg sodium for health. Heart Issues, Blood Pressure, Meniere's, and other salt inhibited disorders are all welcome!...  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

Iron Foods Can Energize Your Body

Minerals work throughout the body to regulate processes and provide structure. Iron while an essential trace mineral, is not widely talked about. Because it can frequently be low and zap your energy, let's take a closer look at this essential nutr...  Read more