Salt and Sodium News

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11/13/2017
11/1/2017
Cutting Salt, Adding Spice

Adding spices to your food may help cut salt cravings and lower blood pressure, new study finds.

10/31/2017
9/15/2017
Increasing Salt Intake Tied to Diabetes Risk

Odds of both type 2 and latent autoimmune diabetes rose when adults consumed more salt, study shows

8/28/2017
High Salt Intake May Double Heart Failure Risk

Study offers another reason to watch your intake

8/4/2017
Can Breast Milk Feed a Love of Vegetables?

Think of it as an early stealth strategy in the war against picky eating, researchers say

7/10/2017
6/5/2017
Americans Buying Less Salt-Laden Foods

Still, study found they eat too much salt for their own good

5/12/2017
Cutting Sodium for Your Health

Surprising sources of sodium in your diet

5/8/2017
Just 5 Percent of Daily Salt Gets Added at the Table

Processed foods, restaurant meals account for most sodium intake in average U.S. diet, study shows

4/26/2017
Salt and Blood Pressure

Following a low salt diet may not help lower blood pressure in the long-term, study finds.

4/25/2017
Is a Low-Salt Diet Always Healthy?

Study claims current guidelines are too restrictive when there's sufficient potassium intake

4/14/2017
Water Outperforms Sports Drinks for Young Athletes

Kids rarely need the extra sugar and salt, doctor says

3/30/2017
The Saltiest Foods May Surprise You

U.S. report names major and unexpected sources of sodium in the American diet

3/27/2017
Less Salt, Fewer Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

Study participants also reported better quality of life, possibly from less interrupted sleep

3/8/2017
Americans With High Blood Pressure Still Eating Too Much Salt

Average sodium intake more than double the recommended daily limit for these patients, study finds

2/16/2017
Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients

Blood pressure and fluid retention improve in those counseled by dietitians, small study shows

1/11/2017
Government-Backed Salt Reduction Efforts Could Deliver Big Health Pay Day

Researchers estimate a 10 percent cut in salt could save millions worldwide from heart disease

12/28/2016
Health Tip: Watch Salt in Kids' Diets

Here's what the Heart Association suggests

12/23/2016
Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome'

Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise

11/23/2016
U.S. Kids Are Eating Healthier Now, But . . .

Their salt intake has risen and veggies are still shunned, study finds

11/3/2016
Water: Can It Be Too Much of a Good Thing?

Athletes and non-athletes alike may overdo it, sometimes with tragic consequences

11/3/2016
Too Many Kids Still Eating Too Much Salt

9 out of 10 exceed daily recommendations, CDC researchers find

10/4/2016
Sodium Intake and Mortality

High sodium intake is linked to an increased risk of mortality, study finds.

10/3/2016
More Research Cites Salt's Potential Health Risks

Every half-teaspoon or so raises risk of premature death by 12 percent, study suggests

8/8/2016
Even Poorer Nations Not Immune to High Blood Pressure

Researchers cite aging populations, diet, inactivity and lack of preventive care

7/22/2016
FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods

By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake

7/13/2016
6/1/2016
FDA Calls for Less Salt in Processed Foods

Agency sets short- and long-term goals in effort to cut Americans' risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke

5/24/2016
High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients

Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

5/20/2016
Could a Low-Salt Diet Hurt Your Health?

Report suggests restricting sodium might backfire, but heart experts are critical of the finding

4/6/2016
Restaurants Cut Calories in Kids' Meals, Study Finds

But salt and fat still a concern, expert says

3/9/2016
For 'Ironman' Athletes, Study Shows Danger of Too Much Water

Frequent fluid stops entice racers to drink more than they need, expert says

1/7/2016
Americans Still Consume Too Much Salt: CDC

Most of it comes from processed or restaurant food, not salt shaker, experts say

12/29/2015
Heart Failure and Sodium Intake

Sodium restriction does not seem to reduce the risk of hospitalization or death in heart failure patients, study finds

12/28/2015
Reducing Salt Intake Might Harm Heart Failure Patients, Study Claims

But finding is preliminary and much more research needed to test hypothesis, experts say

10/19/2015
Health Tip: Watch Out for the Saltiest Foods

Too much salt contributes to heart ills

9/17/2015
A High Salt and Potassium Diet May Accelerate Chronic Kidney Disease

Study participants had far more sodium than the recommended daily limit

8/28/2015
7/10/2015
In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study

Salt, cholesterol consumption higher at sit-down restaurants, researchers find

4/27/2015
Study Challenges Salt Guidelines for Kids

But one expert questions the controversial findings

4/17/2015
Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: Study

Finding challenges common belief that they can boost performance

4/9/2015
Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare

Survey found about a third opt for healthier grocery items, although experts say labels could be improved

4/2/2015
Packaged Grocery Foods Often High in Salt, Study Finds

Many cold cuts, pizza, packaged meals contain too much sodium to be labeled healthy

3/30/2015
Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study

These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say

3/13/2015
Salt May Be Bad for More Than Your Blood Pressure

Study found damage to organs and tissues, even with no sign of hypertension

1/19/2015
A Bit More Salt Each Day May Not Harm Older Adults

But experts say restricting intake is still advisable

1/19/2015
Pizza Takes a Slice Out of Kids' Health, Study Finds

Children, teens consume more calories, fat and salt on days they eat this American staple

11/17/2014
Health Tip: Cutting Back on Salt

Fresh foods tend to have less than prepared

9/12/2014
Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds