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August 18, 2017

Typical Adults Eat Enough Salt to Damage Heart

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Typical adults eat enough salt to damage heart

by Lisa Rapaport

Health Crusader Paul Bragg talked a great deal about the evils of salt.
Thank you and Blessings from Dr. Patricia Bragg

The amount of salt a typical American adult consumes each day may be enough to damage the heart muscle and make it harder to pump blood, a U.S. study suggests.

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October 14, 2010

Health Tip – Cut Down on Sodium

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Health Tip: Cut Down on Sodium

Many foods and recipes include lots of salt (sodium), which can raise your blood pressure. The U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute suggests how to cut down on sodium in your diet

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July 8, 2010

SUGAR, NOT JUST SALT, LINKED to HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

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Eating too much sodium can push your blood pressure into the danger zone. Now, researchers are reporting that eating too many sweets—or drinking too much soda—may have a similar effect.

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May 20, 2010

FDA Calls for Salt Cutbacks

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The Food and Drug Administration, saying Americans consume too much sodium, will seek voluntary reductions by the food industry. An Institute of Medicine report calls for more expeditious action.

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced a gradual but potentially far-reaching effort to reduce the amount of salt Americans consume in a bid to combat high blood pressure, heart disease, strokes and other health problems that have soared to near-epidemic proportions.

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This Blog is moderated. It is created to be informative, inspiring and uplifting. Our positive philosophy at Bragg is to communicate with love and respect. As Paul and Patricia Bragg teach, in expressing your thoughts and opinions to others, ask yourself: "Is it good, is it kind, is it necessary?" All comments that do not fit this philosophy will not be posted.

April 14, 2010

Salty Diet Tied to Stomach Cancer in Korean Study

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A salty diet may increase the risk of stomach cancer by 10 percent, South Korean researchers found in a study of more than 2 million people.

They found a “weak but positive” association between a preference for salt and an increased risk of stomach cancer.

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This Blog is moderated. It is created to be informative, inspiring and uplifting. Our positive philosophy at Bragg is to communicate with love and respect. As Paul and Patricia Bragg teach, in expressing your thoughts and opinions to others, ask yourself: "Is it good, is it kind, is it necessary?" All comments that do not fit this philosophy will not be posted.

March 24, 2010

Industry Crackdown on Salt Could Save U.S. Billions

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Reuters – Working with the food industry to cut salt intake by nearly 10 percent could prevent hundreds of thousands of heart attacks and strokes over several decades and save the U.S. government $32 billion in healthcare costs, U.S. researchers said on Monday.

Eating too much salt is a major cause of high blood pressure, which the Institute of Medicine, one of the National Academies of Sciences, last week declared a “neglected disease” that costs the U.S. health system $73 billion a year.

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This Blog is moderated. It is created to be informative, inspiring and uplifting. Our positive philosophy at Bragg is to communicate with love and respect. As Paul and Patricia Bragg teach, in expressing your thoughts and opinions to others, ask yourself: "Is it good, is it kind, is it necessary?" All comments that do not fit this philosophy will not be posted.

October 21, 2009

Fewer Schools Selling Candy and Soda According to CDC

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ATLANTA (AP) — A new government report finds that fewer U.S. high schools and middle schools are selling candy and salty snacks to students.

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This Blog is moderated. It is created to be informative, inspiring and uplifting. Our positive philosophy at Bragg is to communicate with love and respect. As Paul and Patricia Bragg teach, in expressing your thoughts and opinions to others, ask yourself: "Is it good, is it kind, is it necessary?" All comments that do not fit this philosophy will not be posted.

October 18, 2009

Shoppers Unaware Salty Foods Include Breakfast Cereals and Bread

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Over three quarters of people (77%) are not aware that bread and breakfast cereals are among the top salt-contributing foods in our diet, reveals a new Food Standards Agency survey. About 75% of the salt we eat comes from everyday foods. Foods that contribute the most salt to our diets are not necessarily the saltiest, but the ones we eat most often. The top three salt-contributing foods are bread, followed by meat products, then breakfast cereals.

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This Blog is moderated. It is created to be informative, inspiring and uplifting. Our positive philosophy at Bragg is to communicate with love and respect. As Paul and Patricia Bragg teach, in expressing your thoughts and opinions to others, ask yourself: "Is it good, is it kind, is it necessary?" All comments that do not fit this philosophy will not be posted.

September 28, 2009

Decreasing Salt Intake Could Save US $18 Billion Annually in Health Costs, Study Finds

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Reducing Americans’ average intake of sodium to the amount recommended by health officials could save the nation as much as $18 billion annually in avoided health care costs and improve the quality of life for millions of people, according to a new RAND Corporation study. The study estimates that meeting national sodium guidelines could eliminate 11 million cases of high blood pressure nationally and extend the lives of thousands of people each year.

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This Blog is moderated. It is created to be informative, inspiring and uplifting. Our positive philosophy at Bragg is to communicate with love and respect. As Paul and Patricia Bragg teach, in expressing your thoughts and opinions to others, ask yourself: "Is it good, is it kind, is it necessary?" All comments that do not fit this philosophy will not be posted.

September 25, 2009

Most Americans Would Benefit From Lower Sodium Intake

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Most Americans consume too much salt, contributing to the risk of heart disease and stroke, reports the September issue of Mayo Clinic Women’s HealthSource. “Many people probably are aware that too much sodium can cause or aggravate hypertension, a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke,” says Gary Schwartz, M.D., a Mayo Clinic hypertension specialist.

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This Blog is moderated. It is created to be informative, inspiring and uplifting. Our positive philosophy at Bragg is to communicate with love and respect. As Paul and Patricia Bragg teach, in expressing your thoughts and opinions to others, ask yourself: "Is it good, is it kind, is it necessary?" All comments that do not fit this philosophy will not be posted.

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