Cutting Down Salt can Save Your Life!
Short Talk about Fruits, Veggies seems to Boost Interest!
Humans need only a tiny bit of salt to keep our nerves and muscles working smoothly, but you’d never know that from how much we consume. Salt consumption in the United States is so high that a whopping 70 percent of Americans are at risk of developing salt-related health problems, include high blood pressure and heart disease. […]
Citrus Boost Heart Health!
STRIVE, San Diego! is pleased to see that other programs are also successful in behavioral changes among low income families and the consumption of fruits and vegetables. Please view the full article to see how Double Up Food Bucks in Michigan have made a difference! http://www.medpagetoday.com/primarycare/dietnutrition/62583
Government Support Salt Reduction!
Citrus flavanones boost endothelial function and heart health By Stephen Daniells Polyphenols from citrus fruit may counter the detrimental effects of high fat meals on cardiovascular health, report scientists from the University of Reading and PepsiCo. http://www.beveragedaily.com/R-D/Citrus-flavanones-boost-endothelial-function-and-heart-health
Kids are Eating Nearly 200% Artificial Sugar :(
TUESDAY, Jan. 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Government-supported policies to reduce people’s salt consumption are highly cost-effective worldwide, a new study reports. “We know that excess dietary salt causes hundreds of thousands of cardiovascular deaths each year,” said study senior author Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian. He’s dean of Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and […]
The number of children who eat or drink artificial sweeteners—like aspartame, sucralose and saccharin—has skyrocketed over the years, with a nearly 200% increase from 1999 to 2012, a new study shows. http://time.com/4630065/kids-artificial-sugar-sweeteners/