Articles Tagged: healthy eating

saltLow-Salt Diet

One of the ways to manage high blood pressure is by following a low-salt (also called low-sodium) diet. What is sodium? Sodium is a mineral that is required to maintain … read more

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fast foodFast Food Facts

Fast food refers to food that can be prepared and served quickly. It can come from many places: sit-down restaurants, counter service, take-out, drive-thru, and delivery. Fast food is popular … read more

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blood glucose monitorDiabetes

Diabetes is a chronic (long-term) condition that occurs when your body doesn’t make enough insulin, or when your body has trouble using the insulin that it does make. 210,000 young … read more

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girl with chocolate cakeIs chocolate good for you?

Eating certain types of chocolate in small amounts can be good for you. The cocoa in chocolate contains antioxidants, which are considered “heart healthy”. Because chocolate is also high in … read more

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