The New York Times recently highlighted this little recognized link to poor Covid outcomes: “People with poorly controlled diabetes are especially vulnerable to severe illness from Covid, partly because diabetes impairs the immune system but also because those with the disease often struggle with high blood pressure, obesity and other underlying medical conditions that can […]
Unemployment is skyrocketing and so is the demand on local food banks. They are working harder than ever to help people who are suddenly insecure about putting meals on the table due to the coronavirus pandemic, CBS2’s Tony Aiello reported Tuesday.
When someone hears that they need to reduce their sodium, many assume that they simply need to add less salt when cooking or seasoning their food. Sadly, it’s not that simple. According to the University of Minnesota, 71% of our daily sodium comes from salt added to food during commercial processing. That means that a […]
You are what you eat? Perhaps. Your overall eating pattern can affect your chances of getting high blood pressure. Our bodies need salt or chemically know as sodium chloride but too much of it can be harmful. Most of us use more salt than we need. Using less sodium is important to keeping blood pressure […]