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Restaurants Cut Calories in Kids' Meals, Study FindsApril 06, 2016

But salt and fat still a concern, expert says

For 'Ironman' Athletes, Study Shows Danger of Too Much WaterMarch 09, 2016

Frequent fluid stops entice racers to drink more than they need, expert says

Americans Still Consume Too Much Salt: CDCJanuary 07, 2016

Most of it comes from processed or restaurant food, not salt shaker, experts say

Reducing Salt Intake Might Harm Heart Failure Patients, Study ClaimsDecember 28, 2015

But finding is preliminary and much more research needed to test hypothesis, experts say

Health Tip: Watch Out for the Saltiest FoodsOctober 19, 2015

Too much salt contributes to heart ills

A High Salt and Potassium Diet May Accelerate Chronic Kidney DiseaseSeptember 17, 2015

Study participants had far more sodium than the recommended daily limit

Health Tip: Skip the Salt in Your Child's LunchAugust 28, 2015

Suggestions to reduce sodium

In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: StudyJuly 10, 2015

Salt, cholesterol consumption higher at sit-down restaurants, researchers find

Study Challenges Salt Guidelines for KidsApril 27, 2015

But one expert questions the controversial findings

Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: StudyApril 17, 2015

Finding challenges common belief that they can boost performance

Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt FareApril 09, 2015

Survey found about a third opt for healthier grocery items, although experts say labels could be improved

Packaged Grocery Foods Often High in Salt, Study FindsApril 02, 2015

Many cold cuts, pizza, packaged meals contain too much sodium to be labeled healthy

Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: StudyMarch 30, 2015

These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say

Salt May Be Bad for More Than Your Blood PressureMarch 13, 2015

Study found damage to organs and tissues, even with no sign of hypertension

A Bit More Salt Each Day May Not Harm Older AdultsJanuary 19, 2015

But experts say restricting intake is still advisable

Pizza Takes a Slice Out of Kids' Health, Study FindsJanuary 19, 2015

Children, teens consume more calories, fat and salt on days they eat this American staple

Health Tip: Cutting Back on SaltNovember 17, 2014

Fresh foods tend to have less than prepared

Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid ArthritisSeptember 12, 2014

About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDCSeptember 09, 2014

Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

Quality of U.S. Diet Improves, SlightlySeptember 02, 2014

But Americans still eat too few vegetables and too much salt, survey finds

Could Too Much Salt Harm MS Patients?August 29, 2014

Researchers find a link but say it's too soon to recommend reducing sodium intake

Are We Overdoing Salt Restrictions?August 13, 2014

Too little sodium can harm heart, study suggests

More Americans Working to Control Blood Pressure, Cholesterol: CDCMay 29, 2014

But rates for these and other heart-healthy habits still fall far short of goals, agency says

Iodine Deficiency Common in Pregnancy, Pediatricians WarnMay 27, 2014

Processed foods deprive women of iodized salt; supplementation recommended

People With High Blood Pressure Often Have a 'Salt Tooth'May 16, 2014

Small new study suggests that some may have an unhealthy preference for saltier food

Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart DeathsApril 15, 2014

Deaths from stroke also fell in the 8-year study from England

Salt's Harm Evident in Heavy Teens, Study FindsMarch 20, 2014

Cellular changes seen in 14- to 18-year-olds

Sweet, Salty Taste Preferences Tied Together in KidsMarch 17, 2014

Study also suggests that children's growth and development affect their choices

Diet to Reduce Blood Pressure May Also Stave Off Kidney StonesMarch 03, 2014

Study found DASH diet just as effective, less limiting, than traditional eating plan

U.S. Teens Eat Too Much Salt, Hiking Obesity Risk: StudyFebruary 03, 2014

Researchers found that kids consume at least twice the recommended daily amounts

Americans Still Eat Too Much Salt: CDCDecember 19, 2013

New strategies needed to reduce risk of high blood pressure, experts say

Switching to Healthier Eating May Cost You MoreDecember 06, 2013

Following a healthy diet runs about $1.50 more a day than junk food, study finds

Fizzy Drugs May Pose a High-Salt Danger, Study SuggestsNovember 27, 2013

One day's dose of Alka-Seltzer exceeds recommended total intake of salt

Kidney Patients May Gain From Less SaltNovember 07, 2013

Small study showed reductions in blood pressure, less fluid retention

Many Restaurant Chains Not Serving Healthier Fare: ReportOctober 02, 2013

Average entree still has same number of calories, only tiny drop in salt content, researchers say

Diet Choices May Help Diabetics Stave Off Kidney DiseaseAugust 12, 2013

Fruit, protein and moderate alcohol intake tied to lower risk of chronic disease in study

More U.S. Kids May Be at Risk for High Blood PressureJuly 15, 2013

Study looked at rise in body fat, waist size and salt intake over 13-year period

Junk Food Bans Help Schoolkids Avoid Unhealthy Snacks: StudyJune 10, 2013

But most elementary schools are in districts or states that don't limit sales of fat, sugar, salt to students

People With High Blood Pressure May Crave SaltMay 15, 2013

It's important to resist these cravings, study author says

Most Americans Should Eat Less Salt: ReportMay 14, 2013

But too little salt may also cause health problems, report authors add

How to Quickly Spot Signs of Stroke: ExpertsMay 13, 2013

Prompt recognition and treatment offer best chance of full recovery

Fast Food Hasn't Gotten Much Healthier, Study SaysMay 08, 2013

Researchers analyzed 14 years of menus from familiar U.S. chains

Less Salt, More Potassium = Millions of Lives SavedApril 05, 2013

Modest dietary changes would reduce risk of stroke, heart disease, studies confirm

Ready-to-Eat Foods for Toddlers Often Too Salty: StudyMarch 21, 2013

Parents urged to balance convenience with healthier meals, snacks

Excess Salt a Factor in 2.3 Million Deaths Annually WorldwideMarch 21, 2013

Study finds overconsumption may have contributed to 15 percent of heart-related fatalities in 2010

Salty Diet Might Help Trigger MS, Rheumatoid ArthritisMarch 06, 2013

Studies found it activated cells in the immune system, resulting in form of MS in rodents

Cut Salt, Save 500,000 U.S. Lives Over a Decade, Study FindsFebruary 11, 2013

Strategy would greatly reduce deaths from stroke and heart attack, experts say

Winter Holds Many Hazards for Seniors, Expert WarnsJanuary 12, 2013

Preparation, caution can help keep elderly safe from injuries and illness related to season

Experts Challenge Americans to Reduce Salt IntakeJanuary 04, 2013

Your palate will adjust to less salty foods in 3 weeks, heart professionals say

Holidays Spell Trouble for Folks Unaware They're DiabeticDecember 25, 2012

High-salt, high-fat foods may put these people at risk for heart attack, stroke