Put Your Food on a Low-Sodium Diet By Joanne Eglash

 I love salty food. Give me a box of Triscuits, a hunk of sharp Cheddar cheese and an assortment of olives, and I’m a happy snacker. Give me soy sauce on my rice, and please pass me the kosher dill pickles. Alas, those high-sodium foods do not treat me kindly. In addition to causing water …

Best Tasting LOW SODIUM BBQ SAUCE EVER!!!

Hello, Just wanted to let you know that I have a NEW FAVORITE BBQ SAUCE!  Found it on my favorite LOW SODIUM SITE- www.heartwisefoods.com  The name is Grumpy’s Private Reserve-Not So Bold BBQ Sauce.  It has so much flavor-not flat at all.  I have not had a chance to try the other flavors but am …

edits by:StuRat, Flickety, Sondra C, Krystle

According to both the American Heart Association and the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health healthy adults should consume less than 1500 milligrams of sodium per day. Unfortunately most individuals consume more than 3000 mg of sodium a day resulting in over 70% of Americans having a needless elevated risk of …

No Salt Seasoning with FLAVOR? ..Found It!

I found a GREAT tasting all purpose NO SALT SEASONING today at my favorite Low Salt Website(www.heartwisefoods.com)!!! It is called Fresh Finds-No Salt Seasoning and I have used it on just about EVERYTHING this week: stew, grilled pork tenderloin, fresh sliced tomatoes, pasta with garlic infused extra virgin olive oil and my eggs for breakfast …

Eden Organic Beans & Rice are Awsome!

Hello everybody!!! Sorry for the long delayin writing, but been busy like everyone is these days.  I promise to get back on this and write daily because I am looking for some new ideas for low sodium meals.  I tried two things from my favorite website, www.heartwisefoods.com , Eden Lentils and Rice-THEY ARE AWSOME!  Super …

Our Food Needs to Be Low Sodium Or Sodium Free

By Pamela Bunta *Read this article today and thought that it was something we all could relate to My doctors put me on a sodium restricted diet several years ago. I searched many grocery stores, health food stores, and so on to find ready made sodium free or low sodium foods. To no avail! thus …

Cut Hypertension Drugs With Low-Salt Diet By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Health News Reviewed By Elizabeth Klodas, MD, FACC July 20, 2009 — Lowering daily salt intake may reduce the need to prescribe additional medications to control high blood pressure, according to a new study. Patients with resistant hypertension are those who take three or more …

The lowdown on the low-sodium diet By Jacob Franek Stress Management Specialist Take for example, the low-sodium diet. Sodium is a nutrient found in table salt and many other foods. Most men consume far too much sodium, usually because we add too much table salt to our food. And although many of us recognize that …

Why do processed foods contain so much sodium?

from Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. ~Mayo Clinic nutritionist~ Salt (sodium chloride) helps prevent spoiling by drawing moisture out of food, so bacteria can’t grow. Salt also kills existing bacteria that might cause spoiling. At one time, salting was one of the only ways to preserve food. Although that’s not the case today, salt remains a …

Americans consume too much salt in diet

Published: June 25, 2010 ATLANTA — Most U.S. adults should eat less than a teaspoon of salt each day, but a new government report says just 1 in 18 meet that goal.  The study The participants in the study tended to consume roughly 1teaspoons of salt each day. People in the more restrictive group — …