Why High And Low Salt Diets Can Be Unhealthy

Just like most Americans, I was using too much salt. This was iodized sea as well as Himalayan pink. Too much of these so called ‘healthier’ salts can be as unhealthy as regular table salt. Eating the way most Americans do makes sodium add up a lot faster than you might think. Continue reading “Why High And Low Salt Diets Can Be Unhealthy”

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Daily sodium intake: How much salt is ‘too much’?

What is the proper daily sodium intake for adults? We all know too much salt isn’t healthy for you. We have been told over and over, it increases our blood pressure. But, is that all it does?

Researchers suspect salt may also activate Continue reading “Daily sodium intake: How much salt is ‘too much’?”

Good dental health: What your dentist won’t tell you

You might need to improve your dental health as a vegetarian by changing a few things you eat. Vegan and vegetarian teeth might not be in better shape than meat eaters.

Those who eat healthier than those who eat animal products may still get sick too much, have high blood pressure, bad cholesterol levels possibly visiting the dentist more often. How could this be? Continue reading “Good dental health: What your dentist won’t tell you”

Holistic health: Why it takes more than healthy food?

What is holistic health? It has everything to do with the ‘whole person’. It’s the psychological, physical and social aspects of ones life which should seriously be Continue reading “Holistic health: Why it takes more than healthy food?”

The unhealthful truth about caffeine in coffee: Is one cup too much?

Is the caffeine in coffee hazardous to our health? I would say it is not the only health concern when Continue reading “The unhealthful truth about caffeine in coffee: Is one cup too much?”

Where is the best fast food take out window?

If you are going to pick up from a drive through window, what is the ‘best fast food’ sandwich you can eat? I would say the best choice is Continue reading “Where is the best fast food take out window?”

American ‘meat eater or vegetarian’: Who’s healthier?

From time to time, beginning in my twenties and decades later, I was overweight. I was always a big ‘meat eater’! How would I ever know back in the 1970’s that eating a lot of meat actually caused poor Continue reading “American ‘meat eater or vegetarian’: Who’s healthier?”

Salt substitute: Which is healthiest and tastes the best?

I have always loved salt. But, as I got older I began to pay dearly for it. I would overdose on it. My body wouldn’t be able to handle any more of it and my lower back would start aching (kidneys.) My ears would start ringing (tinnitus?) and feel plugged up. It would affect me for days until I vastly lowered my salt intake. This goes for even the pure pink Himalayan salt. So, what is a good salt substitute? Continue reading “Salt substitute: Which is healthiest and tastes the best?”