Food and nutrients - Salt, sodium

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How to choose healthier frozen dinners

Handy? Tick. Tasty? Sometimes. Healthy? Not always. HFG helps you...

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Anti-inflammatory diet may improve mental wellbeing – study

Eating a healthy diet is not just good for your...

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How salt can make us overeat

Nutrition research scientist Tim Crowe explains how salt can make...

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How to choose lower-salt chips

Chips or crisps are a popular snack but they can...

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Ultra-processed food linked to premature ageing

Eating too much ultra-processed food, such as sugary drinks, high-fat...

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How often can you eat treats and still...

Healthy Food Guide nutritionist Claire Turnbull looks at how often...

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Science bites: 5 surprising new finds

Healthy Food Guide rounds up five of the most interesting...

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How the DASH diet can help lower high...

The DASH diet in a nutshell If you have high blood...

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Is sushi a healthy lunch?

Q Is sushi a healthy option for lunch? I have...

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The best way of eating in 2020

Keto, vegan, fasting … are these trending diets really nutritious, or just...

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Ask the experts: How bad are instant noodles...

Q I have a teenage boy who almost lives off...

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How to choose stir-in sauces

Quick and easy, with the flavour work done for you,...

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Shopping traps: Sushi

We explore the common nutrition traps to help you choose...

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How much sodium is in that sauce

We don’t always consider how much sodium (from salt) is...

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How much sodium is in those crackers

Crackers are a convenient snack, but can be high in...

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How much salt is in your kids’ day?

It’s easy for sodium to build up over a day....

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Yum yum umami

HFG editor-at-large Niki Bezzant takes a trip around our taste...

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Too much salt bad for mouse brains

A high-salt diet can impair cognition in mice, according to...
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