Category Archives: Dietary Guidelines

Salt, Sodium, and Dietary Choices

  My Aunt Susie sent me a link to a very good article entitled, “High Sodium in Unexpected Places,” published 12/5/08 in the New York Times.  The author describes how some foods are high in sodium even though they might not taste salty (e.g. sweets, breakfast foods, and many low-fat foods).  I liked the article…
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On Whole Grains and Sandwich Upgrades

A friend of mine was lamenting that her husband doesn't really like whole grains and was wondering if he was getting enough in his diet.  She wasn't sure how much was enough.  The U.S. Dietary Guidelines recommend that adults aim for 3 servings (of "1-ounce equivalents") of whole grains or whole grain products daily.  That is,…
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