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Less Salt or More Potassium and Fiber?

The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends limiting your salt consumption to no more than 2,300 milligrams (mg) a day, with an ideal intake of 1,500 mg per day for adults.1 The rationale used says salt in your bloodstream draws in more water, creating greater work for your heart and increasing your blood pressure.2 However, this… Read More »

Emphasis Of The New Physical Activity Guidelines Is To Move More And Sit Less

The 2nd edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provides advice and information on the amounts and types of physical activity for improving the health of various population groups. The emphasis of the recommendations is that moving more and sitting less will benefit just about everyone.[1] Recommendations: Preschool children aged 3 to 5 years… Read More »