Two essential electrolytes — sodium and chloride — are the building blocks of salt. On some days, that’s a reason to increase consumption of salty or sodium-rich foods.
It’s no secret that fast food isn’t good for us, but sometimes, the drive-thru is the only option. Two dietitians share tips for how to make your fast food order healthier.
There’s no doubt that pickles taste delicious, whether dill, sweet or spiced. But are they good for you? An expert gives us the scoop.
Most of us get far more sodium in our diets than we need. Learn what happens when you overeat salty foods and how to scale back.
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Salt may add flavor, but too much of it can be bad for your health. There are plenty of ways of boosting the taste of food while also lowering your sodium intake.
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Calorie- and fat-conscious eaters may opt for turkey bacon as a healthier alternative to the traditional kind. But this substitute is also high in fat and sodium and offers few other benefits.
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