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Sodium Cause High Blood Pressure Resources

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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

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

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

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

Anyone out there work in a high paced restaurant?
Updated 6/24/2016 8:53:52 PM

Anyone out there work in a high paced restaurant? If so what do you use as your exercise description for work? I do 10 hrs a day 5 days a week and I feel that's pretty substantial to track....  Read more

Did you read the article about summer food? I am not surprised by all the food and high calories.
Updated 6/24/2016 4:29:16 PM

Did you read the article about summer food? I am not surprised by all the food and high calories. If you thinking eating a salad at restaurants appears to be healthy...think again. I rather make my own salad from fresh from store or farmer market...  Read more

How does high LDL cholesterol affect our health?
Updated 6/24/2016 7:57:47 AM

if someone is having an excess of LDL cholesterol in the body, how does it affect the health? Does it cut off the blood supply to the heart & brain, what could be the other health risks that can be caused due to high LDL cholesterol? ...  Read more

Day after leg day today. Somebody help me.😢 Should I take a day off cause I'm sore. Or should I
Updated 6/23/2016 9:02:10 PM

Day after leg day today. Somebody help me.😢 Should I take a day off cause I'm sore. Or should I push it?...  Read more

Last night I finally paid attention to my sodium a
Updated 6/23/2016 7:18:40 AM

Last night I finally paid attention to my sodium and stayed under the 2,000 range. I usually go over 2,300....  Read more

Blood Pressure Information

Description of High Blood PressureHigh blood pressure is a common disease in which blood flows through blood vessels (arteries) at higher than normal pressures.Measuring Blood PressureBlood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of...  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

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

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

Spotlight on High Blood Pressure: The 'Silent Killer'

Happy May! Have you moved past the ''resolution'' phase and established a consistent diet and exercise routine?  Hopefully your new lifestyle consists of healthy habits and you are really starting to get a feel for what it takes...  Read more