It's that time of year to start thinking about how to keep eating healthy into the New Year. Maybe you feel like you have a handle on sugar, but what about salt? "We may malign the salt shaker, but sodium plays an important role in maintaining the body's fluid balance. It's essential for muscles and nerves to function properly. But most of us consume too much of it."
Find out where salt is hiding in your diet by looking through our Salt Shockers Slideshow. Are you surprised by any of the culprits?
Thank you for sharing your experiences and your determination. It's always inspiring to read your posts and recognize that we must not just advocate for ourselves, but take charge of our recoveries, too.
In his blog "Living with Stroke," Richard talks about one man's unconventional method for coming back from a debilitating stroke. He is Harvey Alter, a former New York security consultant turned fulltime aphasia advocate.
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He deals with a wide variety of heart-related topics including the difference between heart attack symptoms for women and men, stress and your heart, sorting out the types of fat, your heart and sex, and more!
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