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Food and nutrients - Salt, sodium

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How to choose stir-in sauces

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Shopping traps: Sushi

We explore the common nutrition traps to help you choose...

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How much sodium is in that sauce

We don’t always consider how much sodium (from salt) is...

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How much sodium is in those crackers

Crackers are a convenient snack, but can be high in...

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How much salt is in your kids’ day?

It’s easy for sodium to build up over a day....

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Yum yum umami

HFG editor-at-large Niki Bezzant takes a trip around our taste...

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Too much salt bad for mouse brains

A high-salt diet can impair cognition in mice, according to...

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How much sodium is in that cheese?

Cheese is a delicious and versatile source of protein, calcium...

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Health check: Turn the tables on pre-hypertension

We’ve probably all had our blood pressure checked at some...

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How much sodium is in that vegetarian protein?

If you’re vegetarian, or just enjoy mixing your diet up...

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How much sodium is in that fresh pasta?

It’s important to keep an eye on sodium intake, as...

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How much sodium is in that pasta sauce?

Pasta sauces are a pantry staple for those days when...

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How much sodium is in that soup?

There’s nothing nicer than a warming soup on cold days....

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Shopping for foods with less salt

Most of us eat far too much salt — in...

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How much sodium is in that Asian sauce?

Asian sauces are often to blame for too much salt...

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How much sodium is in those quick-cook noodles?

Quick-cook noodles are cheap, quick and tasty, and are often...

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Salt: How much is too much?

Sodium is essential to a range of bodily processes, but...

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