Tag: salt

Reading List: Better In-Flight Foods, Contaminated Beef and Proposed HFCS Ban

by in Food News, April 16, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Home cooking makes a comeback, General Mills pledges to reduce salt levels in its products and a potato chip stand-in takes snackers by storm.

Reading List: ConAgra Cuts the Sodium, Alcohol Warnings & Men Aren't Washing Up

by in Food News, October 23, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: Revamping school lunches menus, examining health claims of alcohol, and a closer look at the “Smart-Choice” label on Cocoa Puffs

Katie's Healthy Bites: Salt Varieties

by in Healthy Tips, October 18, 2009

Salt doesn’t need to be an enemy. When you cook at home, a dash from your own shaker can really boost a dish, and if you’re mindful, you don’t have to go entirely without. Learn more about sea salt, kosher salt, iodized salt and regular table salt.

In the News: The Fatty Food Tax, Unilever Ditches Trans Fat & Steroids in Diet Supplements

by in Food News, July 31, 2009

From this week’s headlines: Denny’s sued for high sodium, higher costs for high fat foods, and optional toppings not part of nutrition info

Reading List: Cheerios' Bogus Claims, Deadly Hydroxycut, Assault on Salt & More

by in Food News, May 15, 2009

We’re always combing through news stories and the latest studies to stay current. The info doesn’t always make it here (you might find links on our Twitter or Facebook pages), but we wanted to start sharing some highlights. Check back every Friday to see our “reading list.” In this week’s round up: deadly Hydroxycut, theRead more

Sodium 101: Shaking the Salt Habit

by in Healthy Tips, March 11, 2009

Because doctors don’t routinely check for salt sensitivity, you may not know if you’re one of those unlucky few with high blood pressure risks. To play it safe, everyone should be cutting back the salt in their diet and making a few other healthy tweaks.