You are here

sodium

There May Be Tiny Pieces of Plastic In Your Sea Salt

Your favorite spice may be contaminated with tiny plastic particles—yum!

Will Potato Chips Become Extinct in Europe?

Why one health expert wants to say goodbye to 'unhealthy, cheap, salty junk food.'

Exciting New Laws Reshaping Healthcare in the U.S.

From larger birth control supplies to limited cigarette purchases, 2015 has been a big win for America's public health system.

6 Sodium-Free Switches

Suffering from too much of a good thing? Switch up your diet with these 6 sodium-free swaps!

Latest Studies Debate Low-Sodium Recommendation

The latest studies make it even more confusing to know how much salt is optimal for your health. Learn whether you should ditch the shaker or use a heavier hand.

Too Little Sodium Just As Bad As Too Much, Study Says

A new study says ditching salty foods may not protect you from heart troubles, but experts are wary.

Ask Diet Doctor: Salt vs. Sugar

While you should limit your intake of both, one does much more damage to your body than the other.

15 Simply Brilliant Healthy Eating Tips

Leading experts share their top effortless advice for eating clean, staying energized, and making dessert part of your diet.

The Best Weight-Loss Meal Plan

Make shedding pounds easier by committing to this one diet change that makes a big difference.

Ask the Diet Doctor: The Truth About MSG

If you shun this food additive, you may be missing out on great flavor—and for no good reason.

25 Easy, Delicious Ways to Flavor Popcorn Without Salt

These sweet, savory, and spicy recipes pack in flavor, not calories or sodium.

5 New Ways to Make Fast Food Healthy

Calories aren’t the only thing that counts when you’re trying to pick the best menu options while eating out.

7 Foods to Buy—or DIY?

Find out if it’s cheaper to make your own salsa, guac, tomato sauce, and more.

7 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Salt Intake

Trim the salt from your diet to protect your health for years to come.

Winter Meals You Can Pull Straight from Your Pantry

Raid your kitchen for these 7 healthy meals you can make in minutes.

Are You Falling for These 10 Food Label Lies?

Discover the sneaky ways manufacturers cash in on your healthy intentions.

Ask the Diet Doctor: Is Full-Fat or Lowfat Cheese Better for Me?

Are a few calories saved worth the subpar flavor and higher sodium?

5 Triple Threat Foods: Calories, Fat, Sodium. Oh My!

These 5 triple threat foods are rarely (if ever) worth the splurge.

How Much Sodium Is in Your Thanksgiving Meal?

Although there's some controversy over how much sodium is too much in a healthy diet, there's no much doubt that most of us eat a lot of salt without even realizing it.

The Latest in the Salt Controversy

We've all been told to watch our salt and sodium intake for optimal health. In fact, new health guidelines recommend adults consume no more than 1,500 milligrams of sodium a day. But not everyone agrees that a low-salt diet is best. Earlier this year, res

3 Reasons Your Weight Fluctuates (That Have Nothing to do with Body Fat)

Wondering why you weight more today than yesterday even though you worked out and didn't overeat? Here's why and what to do about it.

Is Sodium Good? Study Questions How Much is Too Much

Do you get too much salt in your daily sodium intake? A new study questions how much sodium is really too much and if sodium is really good for you.

5 Surprising Foods That Are High in Sodium

Trying to avoid a high sodium diet and foods with sodium? Avoid these high sodium foods that are pretty surprising!

High Sodium Food Shockers

12 surprising foods that deliver a hefty dose of sodium to your diet.