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McDonald’s Artisan Grilled Chicken Sandwich — a salt bomb to avoid

McDonald’s has been working hard to improve the image of its food offerings, wanting to get away from seeming processed or simply bad fast food and I give it credit for those efforts. But sadly I think it’s still missing … Continue reading

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Say it ain’t so Naf Naf Grill. Did you add salt and fat?

So what has happened? Has there been a drastic reformulation of Naf Naf food for the worse, or is something wrong with it’s nutrition info on-site? Continue reading

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Companies cut salt, sugar in packaged foods; urge them to do more

I’ve written extensively about how I had to change my food shopping habits to get the salt, fat and sugar out of the items I buy. Most processed foods contain more salt than any normal person woudl need, let alone … Continue reading

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5 low-sodium meals to consider

Salt has become my sworn enemy because of its impact on my weight and blood pressure, so I’ve been working hard to redo recipes to get the salt out since my 2012 angioplasty. Check my recipe page for some great … Continue reading

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Simple can be delicious, try this no-salt chicken recipe

Finding new chicken recipes is an obsession of mine that began shortly after my 2012 angiopasty when I cut down on red meat and substituted more chicken and fish meals. So I’m always on the lookout for new chicken recipes. … Continue reading

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Hospital food is inhospitable to healthy eating

Scanning the menu I saw burgers and other items I assume will be too high in fat and salt for me, so I wanted a salad. Unfortunately the salad only comes with two prepared dressings Continue reading

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Salt is everywhere, learn where it’s hiding

The Huffington Post last month had a good checklist of things to avoid because they’re loaded with salt. Continue reading

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Bread and salt — here’s how to break that troubling link

Most breads, whether packaged or made fresh at local bakeries, are loaded with salt. I’ve worked hard to find a salt-free whole wheat bread and other varieties like a brown rice bread. Continue reading

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Try the new Senor Pan Cafe in Chicago

I’d recommend this new Senor Pan Cafe for a change fo pace night out. Continue reading

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The FDA’s new sodium guidelines have no teeth

Food processors and restaurants, who are petrified that consumers won’t buy foods that aren’t loaded with salt, definitely won this round. More’s the pity for all of us with high blood pressure and heart disease. Continue reading

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