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Sodium Deficiency Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sodium Deficiency.

Master the Munchies: What 8 Common Cravings Say About You

After a long day that started with an 8 a.m. meeting and ended with a fickle client, you'd seriously consider forking over your life savings for a bowl of rocky road. Other days, sudden, but intense, hankerings for potato chips plague your best-l...  Read more

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

What You Need to Know Before Giving Up Meat

If you're considering giving up meat, you probably already know about the potential benefits of a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle. According to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, meatless diets have been shown to reduce th...  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

For health reasons I have to have a lot of sodium.
Updated 9/20/2016 10:45:23 AM

For health reasons I have to have a lot of sodium. I was told to drink Gatorade propel protein water. It is flavored water high in sodium with no calories or anything else in it. It is 18oz. Would this count as a glass of water?#firstpost#techsupport...  Read more

Wrestling with Sodium
Updated 9/14/2016 9:09:30 PM

Hi everyone. My name is Tom and I am a long time diabetic who weighs in at a hefty 259lbs. I have struggled with my weight for almost the entire time I have been diabetic so this is one more effort to bring that down. I think I can stay with the calo...  Read more

How do I lower sodium? I'm always way high and my
Updated 9/13/2016 8:17:35 AM

How do I lower sodium? I'm always way high and my potassium is way low......  Read more

I think I'm starting to get this low-sodium diet d
Updated 9/10/2016 4:05:05 PM

I think I'm starting to get this low-sodium diet down. I've been under 1500 mg for almost a week! Still searching for interesting low sodium/calorie foods, any suggestions? (Oh, and my husband just left to get corndogs... it's torture!!)...  Read more

#Diet challenge: reduced #sodium eating @ #Restaur
Updated 9/10/2016 11:23:14 AM

#Diet challenge: reduced #sodium eating @ #Restaurants Any tips on this?I'm so sodium sensitive that 1 high sodium meal @ a restaurant can make me gain 2 lbs overnite,which take a WEEK to go away.Getting tired of salads. #Suggestions?...  Read more

Salt..don't shake it.

Oh, no, I love salt....Yep, this is about Sodium. Please put away that salt shaker.Salt was iodized by the Morton Salt Company in 1924, at the request of the U.S. Government. There were parts of the U.S. at that time where people were not getting eno...  Read more

Got High Blood Pressure? Tired All The Time?

You might want to try 100mg of CoQ10. Of course ask your doctor because it can interfere with other drugs you may take. CoQ10 protects the heart and walls of your arteries. A coQ10 deficiency is usually present in those who have high blood pressure...  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

In Post-Menopausal Women, 'the Sunshine Vitamin' is One to Watch

Vitamin D is a hot topic in nutrition, and one that's become a focus in menopausal bone health.  There are two forms of the vitamin, D2 and D3 (cholecalciferol), with D3 the form best metabolized by the body. Vitamin D is found in foods such...  Read more