What Does “Low Sodium” Mean?

For people who are trying to watch their sodium, shopping can be very difficult. It’s very important to learn how to read nutrition labels, but it’s still convenient to look at the information on the front of the package! Fortunately, the FDA has created specific definitions for the terms that can be used on packages… Continue reading What Does “Low Sodium” Mean?

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Promoting Low Sodium Cooking on TV

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Nearly half of all Americans have some form of caridovascular disease, and over 30 million have been diagnosed with heart disease. A leading cause of this health crisis is high sodium diets. According to the CDC, 90% of Americans eat more than the… Continue reading Promoting Low Sodium Cooking on TV

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Mr. Spice Sauces

For people on low sodium diets, one of the hardest things to find is a good sauce – especially an Asian style sauce. Mr. Spice makes a range of sauces, including Honey BBQ, Ginger Stir-Fry, Garlic Steak, Honey Mustard, Indian Curry, Hot Wing, and more. All products are either sodium-free or low-sodium, gluten free, and… Continue reading Mr. Spice Sauces

King’s Hawaiian Bread

Shopping for heart-healthy foods – and especially low-sodium foods – is often frustrating. Selection is very limited, and some of the available products are frankly not very palatable. This is especially true of bread, which is almost always high in sodium, and is often high in fats. King’s Hawaiian Breads are a rare exception. They… Continue reading King’s Hawaiian Bread

Eureka!

Eureka! is one of the least healthy restaurants we have ever reviewed. Most of the meal choices at Eureka! far exceed the total recommended Daily Value for sodium (2,300 mg), and many have more than twice that! Most are also very high in saturated fat. The healthiest burger on the menu, the Veggie Beet Burger,… Continue reading Eureka!

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4C Salt Free Bread Crumbs

4C makes it easy to limit the sodium in your diet. 4C Salt Free Seasoned Crumbs are zesty and flavorful, but contain no saturated fat and no sodium. See more Recommended Heart-Healthy products! Where to Buy 4C bread crumbs are available at many supermarkets, and at Amazon.com.

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