Too Much Salt in Your Food? Check the Sodium-to-Calorie Ratio

Too Much Salt in Your Food? Check the Sodium-to-Calorie Ratio

For the human body, salt is at the same time a necessary mineral and a deadly one. In ancient times, it was so coveted, that Roman soldiers received their pay in salt (the term “salary” from the latin for salt … Continue reading

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The FDA Sodium Reduction Plan That Never Was

The FDA Sodium Reduction Plan That Never Was

Wow, the FDA is kicking into high gear. At least that’s we thought for a few hours.  The news of a government mandated sodium reduction appeared in yesterday’s Washington Post: Officials have not determined the salt limits. In a complicated … Continue reading

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Big Apple Plan to Shake Salt

Big Apple Plan to Shake Salt

Should we be adding nutrition to New York’s list of leadership roles in addition to finance, tourism, and entertainment? After paving the path with calorie labeling in fast food restaurants, banning trans-fat, shocking us with anti-soda pop ads, and then … Continue reading

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