Tag Archives: health

“Getting” the Internet: The CDC and the Zombie Apocalypse

Many companies use social media without really “getting it,” so seeing a government agency set such an excellent example, particularly in a way that acknowledges the foibles of internet culture, is really exciting. Curious to know more, I reached out to the CDC, and the lead for the Emergency Web and Social Media Team, Catherine Jamal was generous enough to answer some questions regarding the process of seeing Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse go viral. Continue reading

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How To Lose 1.5 Pounds in 1 Day in NYC

Wake up, go to the gym. Find the gym is closed because it’s too early on a Sunday morning. Walk to the other gym and do cardio for half an hour. Continue reading

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Year 2 Start – Low Sodium Living in NYC

Three years and over sixty pounds ago, I rocked up to New York City on the chilly, bright morning of January 14th. Over the course of the next three years I got a trainer, learned how to work out, and started my first successful campaign against an unhealthy body – my own Battle of the Bulge… Continue reading

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Cookin’ up some low sodium wasabi salmon burgers…

Now that we’re nearing the end of the year, I’m once again taking stock of how things are going with my low sodium diet. I’m trying to branch out into tasty items that I can enjoy and still feel like I’m treating myself… Continue reading

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Healthy No Salt Added Nacho Recipe #cooking #sodium

Trader Joe’s no-salt tortilla chips – taste like the ones you get in mexican restaurants, but without the salt (dur).
Organic New Zealand cheddar I picked up at TJ’s the other day.
Some Tesco’s mozzarella from my roommate
An assortment of onions and peppers, chopped up
Some lime juice
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Training Your Willpower?

When people had seven digits to remember, instead of two, they were more likely to choose cake over salad in an experiment recounted in an NPR article. Continue reading

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Six Month Sodium/Health Checkin

Losing weight and being healthy is more than a momentary fascination…it has to be a lifestyle goal. Continue reading

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Low Sodium Pizza Crust Recipe

I promised to share my grandmother’s pizza recipe with a friend who’s trying to lose weight and lower their blood pressure, so here is the salt-free version of my grandmother’s excellent pizza dough recipe. Continue reading

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How much sodium can you taste?

A corned beef hash sandwich at Katz’s Delicatessen contains two days’ worth of sodium. But does that really improve its taste? Continue reading

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More Choice, Less Sodium!

What if you were trying to be healthy and lose weight, but you kept picking up diet foods and realizing they actually had more of the things that were contributing to your weight and health issues than the natural alternatives? Continue reading

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