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High Sodium Foods Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for High Sodium Foods.

The Causes of High Blood Pressure

Lowering your blood pressure isn't always as simple as eating fewer high-sodium foods. The fact is that multiple factors combined affect your blood pressure. There are two main categories of risks that contribute to hypertension—those that...  Read more

Drinking Water During Exercise

The Well-Watered Exerciser Except for oxygen, there’s nothing your body needs more than an adequate supply of water. And the more you exercise, the more important it is to drink the right amount of water before, during, and after your workout...  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

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

15 Heart-Healthy Versions of Your Favorite Foods

Whether you've been told you need to lower your blood pressure, improve your cholesterol levels, or just want to take preventative measures to protect your ticker, one of the first things you'll likely change is your diet. Heart-healthy diets...  Read more

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Updated 4/14/2014 8:07:59 PM

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"Healthy" foods cause so much pain
Updated 4/11/2014 7:54:20 AM

Hello everyone, I hope this doesn't sound too crazy to you all but i swear that "healthy" foods make me sick... Years of eating a restricted calorie diet and all the classic healthy foods like vegetables, fruits, high fiber breads/wraps, low calori...  Read more

How do i learn to like healthy foods?
Updated 4/12/2014 8:12:31 AM

I only like a small number of bland foods. I rarely use salt and pepper. I like bananas, apples and oranges, steamed green beans and broccoli. I like fried chicken (as long as there are no spices added), oven roasted Turkey, the only beef I li...  Read more

How to use a Food Scale?
Updated 4/14/2014 12:32:48 PM

I have an awful time with portion control. I am usually in a hurry and try to eyeball things and it isn't working out too well for me. I have a digital food scale but I really don't know how to use it. I know how to change it from ounces to gram,...  Read more

SP Diet & Food Tracker
Updated 4/9/2014 4:29:08 PM

Regarding the calorie range.. is this range to help you maintain your current weight, or will you lose weight by staying within this range? Thank you....  Read more

Read the Nutritional Value Guides!

227 Before you cook, READ the nutritional Value Guides on packaging! You may well be getting more calories, carbs, fats, and cholersterol than you think! 230...  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

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

Diet Friendly Dining: Chili's Grill

There are nearly 1300 Chili's Grill casual dining restaurants across the country. Last week we learned they will no longer be serving their famous Awesome Blossom. The pile of deep-fried battered onion rings and side of spicy cheese sauce supplied a...  Read more

The 10 Biggest Food Label Lies

Pick up an innocent box of granola bars or a bottle of iced tea and you're hit with health claims—from less fat to made with real sugar. In fact, a USDA study showed that 43% of products introduced in 2010 splashed nutrition ads o...  Read more

Watch Out--High Sodium Foods

If you can add to this list, please SPmail me and I'll add it on. Beans: Pork n Beans 1100 Chili, Nalley Turkey w/Beans 1200mg Chinese Foods Convenience Meals: Most mix n fix meals, check them Frozen Foods: Mo...  Read more