• 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.

  • Umami Flavor on the Rise?>

    Umami Flavor on the Rise

    by Andy Bellatti

    Food manufacturers are looking to this lesser-known flavor—which translates literally as "pleasant savory taste"—to help impart saltiness to foods while using less sodium.