Dieting To Control Salt Health News

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9/27/2013
Healthy Eating Benefits Heart Failure Patients, Study Says

Low-sodium diet lowered high blood pressure after 3 weeks

8/15/2013
Healthy Eating Might Ward Off Pancreatic Cancer: Study

Researchers found a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains cut risk by 15 percent

7/15/2013
More U.S. Kids May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure

Study looked at rise in body fat, waist size and salt intake over 13-year period

5/15/2013
People With High Blood Pressure May Crave Salt

It's important to resist these cravings, study author says

4/5/2013
Less Salt, More Potassium = Millions of Lives Saved

Modest dietary changes would reduce risk of stroke, heart disease, studies confirm

3/6/2013
Salty Diet Might Help Trigger MS, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Studies found it activated cells in the immune system, resulting in form of MS in rodents

2/27/2013
Health Tip: Choose Low-Sodium Foods

Even convenience fare includes healthier options

2/26/2013
Another Study Says Mediterranean Diet Good for the Heart

It beat a low-fat eating plan in helping high-risk people avoid cardiovascular problems

2/7/2013
Southern Diet Might Explain the 'Stroke Belt'

Study found those who ate fried, salty foods and processed meats were more likely to have strokes

9/19/2012
Blacks Less Likely to Stick to High Blood Pressure Diet: Study

But the good news is that the 'DASH' eating plan does help those who follow it

9/17/2012
Too Much Salt Might Harm Kids' Health: Study

High intake may lead to rise in blood pressure, especially in overweight children

7/23/2012
Many Teens With High Blood Pressure Don't Get Needed Tests

Fewer than 1 in 4 receives recommended screening for kidney disease, organ damage, study finds

6/18/2012
Long-Term Salty Diets Tied Again to High Blood Pressure

But eating sodium-rich foods over the short term doesn't have the same effect, study suggests

4/19/2012
Health Tip: Add Flavor, Without Salt, to Your Food

Here are low- and no-sodium seasoning options

4/16/2012
Fast Food Is Saltier in U.S. Than Overseas

International chains sell same items abroad but with less sodium, study finds

1/25/2012
Kids' Snacks Can Be Healthy and Inexpensive

New study at YMCAs finds food combinations that satisfy budgets, nutrition guidelines

12/27/2011
Eating Out Doesn't Have to Mean Excess Calories

Choose grilled over fried foods, and hold the cheese, mayo and creamy salad dressings

12/2/2011
Socioeconomic Status Main Predictor of Health Habits: Study

Race, ethnicity not necessarily behind disparities in weight, exercise and diet

6/6/2011
Heart-Healthy DASH Diet May Help Teen Girls Stay Slim

Study found those who most closely followed eating plan showed least gains in body mass index

5/3/2011
Study Challenges Link Between Salt and Heart Disease

But, European researchers acknowledge younger, white volunteers may have skewed results

2/9/2011
Can Diet Soda Boost Your Stroke Risk?

Researchers find a 61% increased risk among those who drink daily

6/15/2010
Mediterranean Diet Linked to Better Cardiac Function

Was associated with more heart rate variability in study

4/20/2010
Experts Urge FDA to Lower Salt in American Diet

U.S. panel says agency should cut levels slowly over next decade to protect public health

1/25/2010
For Lower Blood Pressure, Low-Carb Diet May Be Best

But for weight loss alone, other plans also work well, studies find

1/20/2010
Small Cuts in Salt Intake Spur Big Drops in Heart Trouble

U.S. study found just 3 fewer grams a day slashed heart disease, death rates

7/14/2009
Healthy Diet, Exercise Keeps Mind Sharp As You Age

New research finds eating healthy, moderate activity are protective

7/8/2009
Vegetable Amino Acid Lowers Blood Pressure

Get plenty of it in your diet, researchers say

5/27/2009
Americans Score Low on Healthy Lifestyle

Too many rely on drugs to fix what healthy living would cure, researcher says

5/11/2009
DASH Diet Has Extra Benefits for Women's Health

Diet to lower blood pressure may also cut risk of heart failure, research shows

2/10/2009
Health Tip: Use Less Salt in Your Diet

It can help lower your blood pressure

1/12/2009
Sodium, Potassium Intake Tied to Heart Disease

Study finds 24% greater risk per unit increase in salt-to-mineral ratio

11/22/2008
Substitutions Make Holiday Fare Healthier

Altering recipes to cut fat, salt a quick fix without losing taste, experts say

10/24/2008
High Sodium Levels Don't Raise Blood Pressure

Study did find connection between salt intake and diabetes incidence

9/19/2008
Salt Contributes to Resistant High Blood Pressure

People with elevated readings should restrict their salt intake, experts say

7/8/2008
Keep a Food Diary, Lose Twice as Much Weight

Logging intake makes you think about what you eat, study finds

6/4/2008
Low-Salt Diet May Not Be Best for Heart

Study finding contradicts conventional wisdom

2/21/2008
Cutting Back on Salt Cuts Down on Sodas With Kids

British researchers suggest reductions could lower chances of heart disease, diabetes

1/24/2007
Love Salty Foods? You May Have Been Born With Low Blood Sodium

And that might leave you susceptible to weight gain, study suggests

1/12/2007
Inflammatory Genes Linked to Salt-Sensitive Hypertension

If sodium handling goes awry, study says blood pressure spike persists long after it should

1/6/2007
Boost Your Health With Spices

Substituting herbs for salts and fats contributes to a better diet, expert says

6/28/2006
Iodine Deficiency, Overload a Tricky Balance

Too much of the nutrient can cause thyroid trouble, study shows

6/14/2006
Salt Initiative Backed by Health Professionals

But call for warning labels on high-salt foods draws fire from food industry

11/11/2004
Study Acquits Heartburn's Usual Suspects

Finds coffee, tea, alcohol aren't culprits, but salt is

9/25/2003
Minerals Worth Their Salt to Curb Hypertension

More calcium, potassium counteract effects of high sodium

5/22/2003
DASH Diet Halts Hypertension

Lowers blood pressure through natural diuretic effect, study finds

4/22/2003
Moderate Lifestyle Changes Control Hypertension

Study finds determination works without drastic measures

8/30/2002
Keeping the Pressure Down

Losing weight and reducing salt intake helps seniors control high blood pressure