High blood pressure has been called a silent killer since it has no obvious symptoms, but it can lead to serious health risks. Don’t let problems with blood pressure go undetected. Knowing your blood pressure numbers and understanding how to make better diet and lifestyle choices may help you keep blood pressure risks under control.
Your body needs sodium. It’s a mineral that is essential for normal nerve and muscle function. Sodium is also critical for helping your body regulate fluid balance. However, despite the important role sodium plays in supporting health, it is one of the top three dietary components we should limit according to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
A new IOM report stresses the importance of not consuming excessive sodium, but also not consuming too little sodium. Do you meticulously read every food label you come across, looking for those milligrams of [...]