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Blood Sodium Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Blood Sodium.

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

HELP! blood sugar too high!
Updated 11/24/2015 4:05:05 PM

Hi....For the last few weeks, my blood sugar has been way too high...up to 300 every day....I need some help to get it down....what do you do, take pills, eat to manage your blood sugar level? thanks!...  Read more

Donating blood today. Anyone have some tips on how
Updated 11/21/2015 4:54:58 PM

Donating blood today. Anyone have some tips on how this will affect the daily tracking?...  Read more

I have several questions about tracking blood pres
Updated 11/22/2015 12:49:34 PM

I have several questions about tracking blood pressure, blood sugar and water intake. there is no way to put in daily blood pressure and blood sugar reading. The water intake although you can put it in there is no report or charge that gives you your...  Read more

So I am new to this my blood sugar is a little ele
Updated 11/21/2015 11:40:08 PM

So I am new to this my blood sugar is a little elevated and I have gained 100lbs and am trying to get healthy not only for me but for my 10 month old son I am trying infused water and healthy smoothies and am looking for a friend to swap recipes with...  Read more

What is the best way to cut sodium out of your die
Updated 11/19/2015 10:39:25 PM

What is the best way to cut sodium out of your diet...  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