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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Healthy salads: Lowering risk of heart attack, stroke and cancer

What ingredients are in healthy salads? I guess, it just depends upon Continue reading “Healthy salads: Lowering risk of heart attack, stroke and cancer”

Whole grain foods: Are they really better for you?

How many statements have we heard about whole grain foods being healthy? Quite a few. Medical professionals have talked about its health benefits so many times, it must be Continue reading “Whole grain foods: Are they really better for you?”

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?”