Health

What are the most dangerous food groups?

Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and seeds—we hear a lot about the "best" food groups for health. But what about the worst ones? What foods should you be eliminating or at least cutting back on?

Health

5 easy ways to cut back your salt intake

(HealthDay)—About two-thirds of Americans have taken steps to cut back on salt, according to the International Food Information Council Foundation.

Health

Salt: how to cut back without losing that delicious flavour

One of the targets of the UK government's new health strategy is salt. Your body needs salt to function normally, but an excess leads to raised blood pressure and an increase in the risk of stroke and heart disease. Since ...

Cardiology

Patients with high blood pressure unlikely to reduce salt

Patients with high blood pressure are relying solely on medication to reduce their risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure, rather than decreasing salt intake as instructed by their physicians, according to research ...

Health

Children can learn ways to significantly reduce salt usage

Consuming excessive salt during childhood is associated with cardiovascular health risk factors, yet the effectiveness of education- and behavior-based strategies to lower salt usage among children has not been fully researched. ...

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