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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Gee, That’s Swell: The Solution to Swollen Feet
Jun14

Gee, That’s Swell: The Solution to Swollen Feet

Beat the Heat and Check Your Feet It’s been said by fans of summer that “Life is better in flip-flops,” and you have to admit there’s nothing quite like the feel of warm sea water washing over your toes or a cool breeze caressing your feet on a hot day. If there’s any part of your body that deserves a vacation this summer, it’s your hardworking feet. So while you’re flip-flopping around and enjoying all the sensations that summer has...

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DASH Diet Sugar Cookies
Dec13

DASH Diet Sugar Cookies

If you really want to get on Santa’s good side this year, leave him a tall glass of low-fat milk and a plate of these delicious, DASH-friendly sugar cookies! (And since Santa’s not the only one watching his sodium intake this year, we’re sure he won’t mind if you eat a few, too.) Not sure where to buy our low-sodium ingredients? No worries–we carry them all here in our online store. If you’re still...

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Break Bread This Thanksgiving, Sodium-Free
Nov16

Break Bread This Thanksgiving, Sodium-Free

Photo by Vassil Tzvetanov – reused under Creative Commons license Good News for Your Get-Togethers Bakers and bread-lovers, rejoice! Yes, sodium-free baking powder and sodium-free baking soda do exist, and 2YourHealth is here to tell you where to find them and how to use them—so that you can enjoy breaking bread with family and friends this holiday season without sabotaging your low-sodium diet. Sodium? In Bread? Yep! In fact,...

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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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