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Blood Sodium Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Blood Sodium.

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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

High Blood Pressure? Have a DASH of Spark

For years, battling high blood pressure meant throwing out the salt shaker and throwing on the sweatpants. We now know that there’s more to the picture. Exercise and maintaining a healthy weight have always been powerful tools for managing...  Read more

The Art of Eating Naked

When was the last time you ate naked? No, I’m not talking about that pizza you ate in bed last weekend, so please put your pants back on. I’m talking about whipping up lunch or dinner without condiments, sauces or the other extras we...  Read more

Easy Ways to Cut Sodium Intake

You consume sodium every single day, and that's a good thing! Our bodies need sodium to help maintain water and mineral balances and blood volume. But too much of a good thing (sodium in this case) can have negative effects on your health, such a...  Read more

12 Heart-Smart Tips You Haven't Heard

When I flip my calendar to February, two things usually come to my mind. One, I’m getting tired of the cold and snowy winter, and two, Valentine’s Day is coming. Now, I don’t know how you feel about this “holiday," but I...  Read more

Too much sodium...I feel bloated.
Updated 4/28/2016 10:08:11 PM

Too much sodium...I feel bloated....  Read more

Was at the GP today and she checked my blood press
Updated 4/28/2016 3:32:06 PM

Was at the GP today and she checked my blood pressure - I was really pleased to see it was 131/85 - albeit on meds, at times the bottom number has been 90!...  Read more

My husband had his blood work checked and his suga
Updated 4/27/2016 6:06:23 PM

My husband had his blood work checked and his sugar was high. He had been told he was pre diabetic before. He knows he needs to stay away from sugar but how many carbs should he cut down to?...  Read more

Hi. How do i see daily sodium quantity ?
Updated 4/27/2016 10:13:48 AM

Hi. How do i see daily sodium quantity ?...  Read more

I had a really positive day today, I had an eye doctor's appointment and my blood pressure has lower
Updated 4/26/2016 7:38:37 AM

I had a really positive day today, I had an eye doctor's appointment and my blood pressure has lowered (yay!) plus my long time eye doctor and childhood neighbor noticed how much healthier I look and that I have been losing weight! Feeling great!...  Read more

Cut the salt!

Cutting the salt in your food will reduce water retention, your blood pressure, and reduce your chance for heart disease....  Read more

Bananas Lower Blood Pressure

Eating potassium-rich foods will help the body get rid of sodium. Bananas are the perfect on the go snack for dieters and diabetics. Potassium promotes blood flow to all the arteries. If potassium is low, the body retains extra sodium which will r...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

When Too Much Water Can Cause Problems for Runners

For many runners, our biggest concern after injury, is becoming dehydrated, especially when temperatures start to sore and our mileage begins to creep up. While dehydration can be an issue, overhydration can be an even more dangerous issue, particula...  Read more

Small Dietary Changes Could Save Billions in Health Care Costs

We all know that too much sodium is bad for your health. But did you know just how bad it is for our wallets? According to new research, if Americans could cut their sodium intake to the levels recommended by health experts, the country would save a...  Read more

Low Blood Sodium

The last two blood reports over the last 60 days both showed low sodium. So I started to check to see what that meant. My Dr. told me to drink no more than 1200 milliliters which comes out to 40.5 oz or a little over 5 cups. This is very difficult...  Read more