Most Commercial Foods For Infants, Toddlers Contain Too Much Salt, Sugar

Most Commercial Foods For Infants, Toddlers Contain Too Much Salt, Sugar

A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds the majority of pre-packaged meals and snacks for toddlers in the US contain high levels of salt or sugar, which researchers say could be putting children's health at risk. Pre-packaged toddler meals analyzed in this study contained sodium at levels almost 1.5 times… Continue reading Most Commercial Foods For Infants, Toddlers Contain Too Much Salt, Sugar

How Much Salt Should You Eat During Pregnancy?

How Much Salt Should You Eat During Pregnancy?

Sodium gets a bad rap, but is it just misunderstood? Why salt intake shouldn’t be off-limits during pregnancy – or ever. PLUS: sneaky hiding places you should know so you don’t accidentally overdo it. Salt. It’s got a deliciously negative reputation: We’re told that we’re eating too much of it — and it seems like… Continue reading How Much Salt Should You Eat During Pregnancy?