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Category Archives: sodium

We’re always hearing about the negative effects of high salt intake. Too much sodium in our diets has been linked to higher risk of stroke, heart disease and certain types of cancers. Yet, it’s difficult for many people to avoid. … Continue reading

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Heart Check Certification is given to a variety of products by the American Heart Association as a consumer guide to “heart-healthy” foods. Products have to qualify to receive the certification, so the general assumption among consumers seeing that Heart Check … Continue reading

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We’ve looked at the many different reasons fast food is not a healthy choice here at FoodFacts.com. Fast food chains (and other chain restaurants) have come under fire fairly consistently for serving foods containing too many calories, too much sodium … Continue reading

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FoodFacts.com has been noticing a great deal of information in the news lately regarding concerns over the nutritional quality of baby foods. After reading a variety of different articles discussing those concerns, we wanted to bring our community a snapshot … Continue reading

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FoodFacts.com has been keeping our community up to date about controversies surrounding sodium levels. While it appears that we consume far too much salt on a daily basis, there have been conflicting studies about just how much is too much, … Continue reading

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FoodFacts.com is always interested in the latest information available to us regarding the alarming levels of sodium in our food supply. We devote a lot of blog space and Facebook posts to revealing that information and highlighting those products which … Continue reading

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FoodFacts.com evaluates food products based on ingredients and nutrient content. We pay attention to every aspect of nutritional quality for every product in our database. We’re always aware of the sodium content of foods and how sodium can affect our … Continue reading

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FoodFacts.com has a wealth of information in our database regarding baby and toddler foods. We’ve kept track of these closely because of our strong beliefs in avoiding controversial ingredients and unhealthy, unbalanced nutritional content in foods. When it comes to … Continue reading

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FoodFacts.com is aware that the rates of autoimmune diseases have been on the rise for quite some time. Instances of diseases like Multiple Sclerosis have increased in the population with little explanation as to why. While it’s understood that people … Continue reading

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FoodFacts.com wanted to let our community know about a powerful new book titled Salt Sugar Fat by Michael Moss. We’re sure that the food-conscious consumers in our own network will find it a fascinating read. The author is a Pulitzer … Continue reading

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