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Sodium Added to Almost Everything Processed, Yet Experts Say Most Need to Cut Back

February 19, 2012 in WDAZ

Most people are eating a lot more sodium than they realize, experts say. Many processed foods everything from canned soup to frozen dinners, bread and luncheon meats have sodium.
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War against salt goes sour for some

November 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Despite several decades of urging from doctors and government officials to cut back on salt, a culprit in high blood pressure, most Americans aren’t paying much attention. Continue Reading

New guidelines would make school lunches healthier

January 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Agriculture Department proposal announced Thursday applies to lunches subsidized by the federal government. The guidelines would require schools to cut sodium in those meals by more than half, use more whole grains and serve low-fat milk. They also would limit kids to only one cup of starchy vegetables a week, so schools couldn’t offer french fries every day. Continue Reading