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KARRENLYNN SparkPoints: (47,267)
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10/19/12 1:50 P

Since using the nutrition tracker, I've been learning alot about the salt in foods. I've also noticed that when I use someone else's recipe, I still need to do the nutrition counts, because the particular brand of food item may be way higher in salt than they used. I made a great shrimp recipe from the database, but the salt counts were way lower than when I made it because the shrimp brand I used was different. Just something to think about.

MSREYN2 SparkPoints: (0)
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10/10/12 7:21 A

I have to watch my intake of sodium due to inherited hypertention. It is a challenge for me due to all of the process foods we consume. The best way I battle this issue is to prepare my meals myself and buy fresh fruits and vegetables.

BIERMA Posts: 836
9/21/12 6:32 P

Sodium is a concern for us also. We've started using the salt substitute called "NuSalt". We use it in cooking, baking, etc. So far, so good.

JAN8022 SparkPoints: (0)
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9/16/12 7:19 P

Thank you.

SP_COACH_NANCY SparkPoints: (0)
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9/16/12 11:21 A

Hi Jan,

I will pass along your feedback.

Coach Nancy

JAN8022 SparkPoints: (0)
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9/16/12 11:13 A

I was about to add a recipe to my new recipe collection and noticed that there's no "low sodium" health concern listed. It seems to me that this is a MAJOR health issue and should be a category that people can reference looking for recipes like this. Does anyone know how can I contact someone who administers the recipe database?

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