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2013-11-19 23:30:38

In a newly published article, SpiritDetox.com warns readers of the dangers of a low-salt diet for high blood pressure. With the article, the team hopes to shed some light on one of the most common heart-related health myths. Bakersfield, California (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 If you've been trying to treat your high blood pressure with a low salt diet, SpiritDetox.com wants you to know you might be doing the wrong thing. In a recently published article entitled "Want to Lower High...

2013-03-26 23:03:21

“Mozaffarian study disrespectful of consumers,” says Salt Institute Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 A recent attention-grabbing paper presented at the American Heart Association conference made the sensational claim that one in 10 Americans dies from eating too much salt. But according to Morton Satin, Vice President of Science and Research for the Salt Institute, “This misleading study did not measure any actual cardiovascular deaths related to salt intake, they...

Americans Consume Too Much Sodium, Bread One Big Culprit
2012-02-08 06:28:54

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that Americans are consuming too much sodium these days. According to the report, Americans are consuming around 3,300 milligrams of sodium per day, excluding added salt at the table. And most of the sodium is coming from common items bought at the grocery store and restaurants. The CDC suggests that Americans should consume less than 2,300 milligrams per day and 6 in 10 people should only consume 1,500 milligrams of sodium...

CDC Reports That Americans Are Overdoing It On Salt
2011-10-21 08:31:07

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that most Americans consume far more sodium than federal guidelines call for, increasing their risk of high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke. But health experts aren´t putting the blame on people who add salt to their foods, as most salt intake comes from foods that are already high in sodium. About 75 percent of the salt in our diets comes from commercially processed foods or from prepared food in...

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2011-05-04 09:10:00

Consuming a lot of salt may not lead to high blood pressure or heart disease in healthy people, according to a new European study. In January, the U.S. government released new salt intake guidelines recommending that Americans should consume less than 2,300 milligrams of salt a day, and 1,500 milligrams for those who are at a higher risk of high blood pressure or heart disease. However, a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that there is no...

2011-01-13 09:44:00

American Heart Association Presidential Advisory DALLAS, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association today issued a call to action for the public, health professionals, the food industry and the government to intensify efforts to reduce the amount of sodium (salt) Americans consume daily. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/AHSALOGO) In an advisory, published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, the association sets out...

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2010-11-15 14:10:42

Researchers reported on Sunday that if teens consumed less salt in their diets they could cut their risk for heart disease and stroke significantly in adulthood. The scientists projected that a 3,000-milligram reduction in sodium by teenagers could reduce hypertension by 30 percent to 43 percent when they become adults. Hypertension is a common condition that may have no symptoms for years, but can eventually lead to a heart attacks and strokes. According to data presented at the...

2010-11-08 08:00:00

BOSTON, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Prepared Foods Company has announced a comprehensive plan to decrease the sodium content in its products by another 10 percent from reductions made earlier this decade. This major initiative will carry through 2015 and includes the company's popular STOUFFER'S®, LEAN CUISINE®, BUITONI®, HOT POCKETS® and LEAN POCKETS® brands which will undergo gradual but...

2010-09-14 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The 14th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) will feature a discussion on low sodium diets, "Managing Salt in the Diet," presented by Dr. Terry A. Lennie, Associate Professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Kentucky. The focal point of Dr. Lennie's discussion will be on reducing dietary sodium intake. High-sodium diets place people with heart failure at high risk for hospitalization. Dr. Lennie's...

2010-06-24 11:00:00

Majority of sodium comes from most commonly eaten foods ATLANTA, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than 10 percent of U.S. adults limit their daily sodium intake to recommended levels, according to a new report, "Sodium Intake in Adults - United States, 2005-2006," published today in CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report also finds that most sodium in the American diet comes from processed grains such as pizza and cookies, and meats, including poultry and luncheon...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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