Health

Q and A: 10 nutrition myths debunked

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: As a woman in my 40s, I've experienced a wide variety of diet fads come and go. One week I read it's bad to eat carbs. The next week, it's full-fat dairy products. I've seen articles that say I should only ...

Cardiology

Sodium in unexpected places

A patient with diabetes and heart disease told me he hardly uses salt. "I do buy more convenience foods since my wife died, though," he continued. That's an issue, according to new guidance to food manufacturers from the ...

Radiology & Imaging

MRI expertise aids research on hemodialysis therapy patients

Researchers at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology were part of a collaborative effort to investigate a new strategy to manage sodium levels in patients with kidney failure who were undergoing hemodialysis ...

Health

How healthy is your meal kit meal?

With many people spending less time cooking and more time eating out and ordering takeaways, the food industry has adapted by introducing commercial meal kit subscription services that deliver recipes and fresh, pre-measured ...

Cardiology

Dietary constituents minimally attenuate sodium-BP link

(HealthDay)—Other dietary components have a minimal impact on attenuating the adverse association of dietary sodium with blood pressure (BP), according to a study published online March 5 in Hypertension.

Health

Low-sodium diet might not lower blood pressure

A new study that followed more than 2,600 men and women for 16 years found that consuming less sodium wasn't associated with lower blood pressure. The new findings call into question the sodium limits recommended by the current ...

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