Monthly Archives: June 2014

Low-salt ketchup: Westbrae vs. LocalFolks

As a point of comparison, traditional Heinz ketchup has 190 mgs of sodium per tablespoon, so if you use 6 tablespoons in a day you would be taking in your day’s sodium. That’s a good reason to switch to a low-salt alternative. Continue reading

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Processed meats: they’re yummy but stay away from them

Today’s topic is processed meats — you know, hot dogs, salami, sausages, cold cuts of all kinds. I loved them all and ate them all regularly until my 2012 angioplasty. Now they’re just a distant memory for me. Continue reading

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FDA salt guidelines will shake up the food industry: a guest post

On average, Americans consume about 3,400 milligrams of sodium a day – 33% more than the FDA’s recommended intake and 50% more than what the American Heart Association advises. Such unhealthy eating habits increase the risk of high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke. Continue reading

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Heredity vs. environment for heart disease: which do you think causes it?

I’ve never gotten past thinking the real cause of my problems is simply heredity, given that my father and several aunts and uncles have died of heart attacks. Continue reading

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Stuffed Peppers That Will Richly Stuff Your Belly

Originally posted on Don't dig your grave with your own knife and fork:
Hello my dear Health Fighters, it’s been a while since I’ve posted some sexy, delicious, colourful, and mainly, super healthy recipe that would brighten the mood…

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Fish fest: mix and match for a fun dinner selection

Try several types of fish for a dinner for family and or friends and let them sample some of each. You’ll be eating low-salt, low-fat, and hopefully enjoying it too. Continue reading

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Walleye: a tasty fish alternative

I made some peppers and onions as a side dish to cut the somewhat fishy flavor of the walleye. It all went together quite well. Continue reading

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Ahi tuna: a wonderful special treat you can make at home

I’ve written about having ahi tuna at a restaurant, but I also like making it at home. Great ahi is expensive to buy, something like $20 a pound at Costco, but occasionally I treat myself and my wife to it. … Continue reading

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The No salt, no fat, no sugar Journal is growing, big-time

Keep coming back and tell you’re friends, we’re just getting started and have lots more to share. Continue reading

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Consequences of my birthday pig-out day

I’ve been telling the story of my birthday this year and my decision that day to try eating again the way I did before having an angioplasty done in 2012 and being placed on a low-salt, low-fat, low-sugar diet as … Continue reading

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