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Beyond the Bird: Hosting Tips to Keep Sodium and Stress Low This Holiday Season

By Jessica Goldman Foung, aka Sodium Girl A few days left until my favorite meal of the year: Thanksgiving! Flavorful food, family bonding, and hours spent feasting — it is the ultimate edible celebration. But if you’re hosting, it can … Continue reading

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The Trick of Treats: Secret Sodium in Holiday Sweets

By Jessica Goldman Foung, aka Sodium Girl It’s officially the start of the holidays. Or what I like to call, “the season of eating.” And from Halloween to the New Year, we enjoy a flurry of traditions, many of which … Continue reading

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On a Restricted Diet? Dine out with Confidence!

Other than eating without flavor, the biggest fear associated with a low-sodium diet is eating at home, alone. And most people think that eating out (and eating well) is completely out of the question. But think again. Because going to … Continue reading

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Obesity: From Cosmetic to Clinical

By Beth Piraino, MD It’s official: obesity is now a recognized disease, as declared earlier this week by the American Medical Association (AMA). Since more than 78 million American adults and 12 million children are considered obese, this decision has … Continue reading

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My Kidney Punch: A Personal Survival Story

By Larry Blustein, Managing Editor, South Florida Sun Times In my 30 plus years as a newspaper columnist, I have done so many feel good stories about survivors – and in that time – have never thought about what would … Continue reading

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Making Dash Delicious

By Jessica Goldman Foung D-A-S-H. When these four letters come together, they can have a multitude of meanings. In the dictionary, the term “dashing” refers to something elegant in appearance. In cooking, a “dash” implies the addition of a flavor-enhancing … Continue reading

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