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The 143 sodium level for a 64 year old woman would fall into the normal range.Normal sodium levels can vary from one laboratory to another. A sodium...
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While sodium (commonly called salt) is vital for healthy nerves and muscles, most of us get too much salt in our diet, often from processed foods...
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Learning the sodium content of foods can help people control their sodium intake. Food labels provide information about sodium and other nutrients...
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The Nutrition Facts Panel that appears on food labels also lists the “% Daily Value” for sodium. Look for the abbreviation “%DV” to find it. Foods...
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It's clear that Americans have a taste for salt. But salt plays a role in the development of high blood pressure. Everyone, including kids, should...
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The amount of salt in a food is listed as “sodium” on the Nutrition Facts Panel of food labels. The Dietary Guidelines recommend that the general...
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First off, you want to get an idea of how many calories you need as some of the recommendations are based on a percentage of calories. ...
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The amount of salt in a food is listed as “sodium” on the Nutrition Facts Panel of food labels.  The Dietary Guidelines recommend that the...
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If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing...
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The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend limiting sodium to less than 2,300 mg per day (equal to about 1 teaspoon of table salt). The...
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High sodium consumption raises blood pressure, and high blood pressure is a major cause of heart disease and stroke. Sodium consumption has increased...
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Sodium chloride is the chemical name for dietary salt. The words “salt” and “sodium” are not exactly the same, but consumers often use them...
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The only way to monitor your sodium intake is to keep track of how much sodium you eat by reading food labels. Food labels will tell you how much...
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No. As a matter of fact, Diet Pepsi has sodium, so assuming you are not drinking an excessive amount of it, it would not likely have any effect on...
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Sodium (salt) is a mineral found in most of the foods we eat. The largest source of dietary sodium comes from sodium chloride or table salt. Intake...