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Is Sea Salt Better For You Than Table Salt?

August 24, 2011

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Today, one of my patients told me that he is already doing good things for his heart failure and blood pressure by switching to sea salt. “Sea salt is healthier than just regular salt,” he said.  While I was happy to hear that he was trying to make good food choices for his health, I […]

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Don’t be fooled by the rumors; a low sodium diet is still good for you

August 20, 2011

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While teaching my patient the benefits of a low sodium diet he said to me, “I heard that a low sodium diet isn’t actually good for you anymore.”  I was stunned by this and researched his statement and sure enough I found the study to which he was talking about. A recent 8 year study […]

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