Salt. Why would I need to reduce my salt intake? Salt is found in almost every food we eat, but the amount varies greatly. Find out about how much salt you should be taking from our nutritionists in Sydney.
Our kidneys are roughly the size of our fist and are situated between our ribs and waist. They do a wonderful job at filtering blood to remove unwanted waste products and to control levels of water within the body. The kidneys also produce important hormones. Dietary considerations play an important part in the management of […]
About healthy salt intake How many recipes of sweet confections include salt to actually enhance the sweetness of the cookie, pie, or ice cream? The ancients knew the miracle of its preservative power: pack sliced meat in salt to draw out the moisture, concentrate the flavour and cure the meat against spoilage. Add salt to […]
By Sophie Langley More than half of Australian toddlers have excessive salt intakes putting them at risk of high blood pressure, stroke and coronary heart disease in later life, according to a new study from Deakin University. Researchers with Deakin University’s Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN) studied the diets of around 300 […]
About iodine Iodine is a trace element that is essential to the functioning of our body. It plays a particularly important role in the production of vital thyroid hormones. Iodine is an element that is needed for the production of thyroid hormone. The body does not make iodine, so it is an essential part of […]
Salt Reduction Diet There are many illnesses that require a diet that is low in salt aka sodium. Improving your eating habits and incorporating a sodium reduction diet into your healthier lifestyle is a good idea even if you do not have an illness that demands you reduce your sodium intake. You can prevent the excess strain […]