July 05, 2015

sodium

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  • 7 Baking Soda Surprises

    7 Baking Soda Surprises

    by Berkeley Wellness

    What is baking soda—which is best known for helping dough to rise—doing in your toothpaste, deodorant, antacid and refrigerator? Turns out, it comes in handy in a number of surprising ways.

  • Heart-Check Mark & Sodium
    Wellness Tip

    Heart-Check Mark & Sodium

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Don’t assume that foods that have the red heart-check mark from the American Heart Association (AHA) are low in sodium. The check-mark indicates that a food meets certain criteria for fat, cholesterol, and other nutrients important for heart health.

  • Reasons to Shake the Salt Habit

    Reasons to Shake the Salt Habit

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If your blood pressure is fine, is there still reason to be concerned about salt? For most of us, salt has little or no effect on blood pressure. But a high-sodium diet can adversely affect your bones, kidneys and more.