Eat + Run

April 2013


The Missing Piece From Your Low-Sodium Diet

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If you've been diagnosed with high blood pressure, your doctor has likely prescribed a low-sodium diet. The recommended intake for dietary sodium is 1,500 milligrams per day, with an upper limit of 2,300 milligrams per day for people who are not at risk for high blood pressure based on age, medical ...

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diet and nutrition
exercise and fitness
health
high blood pressure
sodium
stroke
heart disease
heart attacks

7 Steps to Successful Family Meals

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Being a parent at mealtime is tough. With picky eaters, sudden refusals to eat previously enjoyed dishes, vegetable rejections, fights over who sits where and, at least in my house, over who gets the pink cup, real-life mealtimes don't always resemble the calm and joyous scene depicted by Norman ...

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diet and nutrition
exercise and fitness
health
children's health
obesity
weight loss
family
family health
parenting

How to Cook for One

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"What's for dinner?" These three simple words can stir up many feelings when cooking for one. Maybe you dread the chore of cooking because it feels like a lot of work for just one person. Or maybe you simply don't know what to cook. Sounds familiar? You're not alone. I tell my patients to think of ...

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diet and nutrition
exercise and fitness
health

You'll Gladly Die for Your Children; Why Won't You Cook for Them?

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I'm a parent of three. I hold no illusions that I'm a uniquely dedicated parent or that my love for my kids is greater than anyone else's. And like all parents, should the opportunity arise, I'd gladly, immediately and unquestioningly give my life for their's. And it's my firm belief in the ...

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diet and nutrition
exercise and fitness
health
parenting
children's health
family health
food and drink