Women’s Health Concerns Are Dismissed More, Studied Less

February 12, 2020 Adiantku 0

Are you searching for a weight loss quick fix? Passing on the saltshaker is a good start, but reducing sodium takes a bit more effort and attention. Check the labels on foods you buy at the store, they are required by law to include the amount of sodium in the product. Likewise request no added salt when ordering at a restaurant. More than 75 percent of sodium intake comes from processed, prepackaged and restaurant foods. Just as daunting: The American Heart Association recommends no more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium a day, which is approximately the size of a teaspoon of salt. The diet is also really strict. “It’s an extreme diet, cutting out almost all carbohydrates,” Ravindra says. That means giving up or limiting conventionally healthy foods like fruit, whole grains and some vegetables. Those who alter their eating habits and stay physically active are the most successful at … Read the rest