Family Dinner: Sodium Sense Red Sauces
Apr23

Family Dinner: Sodium Sense Red Sauces

It’s been a long day. But you’re home from work, the kids are home from school and it’s time to cook the family dinner. And you want to practice good sense about sodium intake in red sauces. You open the pantry and immediately spot the red sauce standing next to the pasta. Longing for a little convenience, you pull the jar from the shelf. But when you check the label, 800 mg of sodium per serving stares blatantly back at you. If...

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The #1 Diet for a Longer, Healthier Life
Jun05

The #1 Diet for a Longer, Healthier Life

Introducing a Medical Miracle What if we told you there was a way to extend your lifespan by delaying or completely preventing the types of chronic illness that lead to an early death? Would you assume we were talking about an experimental wonder drug, or maybe some type of expensive treatment only available overseas? If so, you’d be wrong. The real answer is much simpler, safer, and more affordable than that, and you can find it at...

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This Valentine’s Day, Give Your Heart Some ❤
Feb08

This Valentine’s Day, Give Your Heart Some ❤

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it’s safe to say that love is in the air. And while you’re busy thinking of ways to show your sweetheart how much you care, your own sweet  heart is beating steadfastly on and on for you. As a matter of fact, your heart beats about 100,000 times a day. Now that’s true devotion! An Awesome Organ You already know that your heart holds the huge responsibility of pumping blood to all the different parts of...

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Haunted by Health Issues: Who You Gonna Call?
Apr28

Haunted by Health Issues: Who You Gonna Call?

Getting older is a fact of life, and at some point, we will come face to face with a health issue. And while it’s possible to curb the ill effects of issues like kidney disease or high blood pressure, there’s no way to banish these conditions entirely, and sooner or later the specter of old, ugly symptoms is bound to make itself known again. Sounds scary, right? It’s time to find a nutrition expert! The logical thing...

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Shake It Up: 7 Delicious Ways to Replace Salt and Sodium
Mar25

Shake It Up: 7 Delicious Ways to Replace Salt and Sodium

You and salt go way back. You have fond memories of late-night frolics with greasy french fries, kettle-cooked potato chips, and savory slices of cured meat, all slathered and soaked in glorious sodium chloride. But now you’ve reached the point in your relationship where she’s doing your heart (and kidneys) more harm than good (literally―your blood pressure is through the roof and your arteries are beginning to harden). It’s time to...

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Growing Herbs-Creating a Sustainable Low-Sodium Lifestyle
Dec11

Growing Herbs-Creating a Sustainable Low-Sodium Lifestyle

Over the years, I have helped countless patients learn to change their seasoning habits in ways that allow them to follow low-sodium diets.  Let’s face it – we’re not talking about losing 10 lbs. before your summer vacation.  When a doctor prescribes a diet such as the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) Diet, your life and health, and your loved ones, are depending on your success!  One of the biggest hurdles my...

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