Are low salt diets doing more harm than good?

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), death from cardiovascular disease could be reduced by 1.2 million people over the next decade if Americans limited their sodium intake to just 1,500 milligrams. Dieticians and health experts are quick to recommend a low sodium diet. Doctors often say that salt intake is a leading cause of … Continue reading Are low salt diets doing more harm than good?

Natural antioxidants in cheese can protect your blood vessels from damage caused by high-salt diets

A study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that incorporating dairy cheese into a high-sodium diet helps preserve blood vessel function. Researchers from Pennsylvania State University and Ohio State University found that the natural antioxidants in cheese play a protective role against oxidative stress, which can damage the blood vessels. While small doses of sodium are essential to the body, eating too much dietary sodium is associated with cardiovascular … Continue reading Natural antioxidants in cheese can protect your blood vessels from damage caused by high-salt diets

Food storage tips: How much food and water do you need to survive for 3 months?

Food storage is an important aspect of prepping. When SHTF, your life will be much easier if you have at least three months’ worth of shelf-stable food in your survival stockpile. (h/t to AskAPrepper.com) But what if you’re on a budget, and you want to store the bare minimum food supply to keep your family well-fed during a long-term … Continue reading Food storage tips: How much food and water do you need to survive for 3 months?

What you eat plays a large role in protecting your heart, protect yourself with Natural News’ latest book release

Heart disease is caused by problems related to the arteries. The narrowing or blockage of these blood vessels, which deliver blood to and from the heart, can cause significant damage and result in heart attack, chest pain, or stroke. Because the cholesterol that builds up along the walls of the arteries comes mostly from food, an … Continue reading What you eat plays a large role in protecting your heart, protect yourself with Natural News’ latest book release

The MASSIVE differences between healthy sea salt and unhealthy iodized, irradiated table salt

Trying to eat healthy and avoid all the major pitfalls of American food? Maybe you would like to sprinkle some aluminum, chlorine bleach, and ferrocyanide on your meal to add a little “flavor?” Sounds delicious. That’s what you’re getting when you use white, iodized, commercial table salt – the same salt that’s on nearly every … Continue reading The MASSIVE differences between healthy sea salt and unhealthy iodized, irradiated table salt

High blood pressure is caused more by sugar consumption than salt intake

Even scientists can bark up the wrong tree sometimes. For more than a century, they have pointed their fingers at salt as the main culprit in high blood pressure or hypertension that leads to kidney damage, stroke, and heart attack. Some have even described salt as “the single deadliest ingredient in your pantry.” And many doctors insist on … Continue reading High blood pressure is caused more by sugar consumption than salt intake

Health Tips: Take Control of Your Daily Sodium Intake

Source: Health Tips: Take Control of Your Daily Sodium Intake by Dr. Edward Group Your body needs sodium, regardless of what you’ve probably heard your whole life. Many “experts” have demonized this mineral because excess dietary sodium can lead to health issues, but the fact remains that without enough sodium your body’s systems will not operate as they … Continue reading Health Tips: Take Control of Your Daily Sodium Intake

Confront Salt Confusion

Salt is currently considered a leading culprit for high blood pressure and other health problems. This is based on the premise that a high sodium intake creates high blood pressure, which can lead to heart attacks, arterial, and kidney problems. Salt is high in sodium. But sodium is essential for proper absorption of other major … Continue reading Confront Salt Confusion