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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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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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A shopping list

Ezekiel 4:9 low sodium bread Romaine lettuce Onions Tomatoes Swiss cheese Fresh, unsalted mozzarella Free range organic eggs Grapes Broccoli Carrots Strawberries Blueberries Blackberries Peaches Flour Yeast Sugar (white) Baking powder Baking soda Vanilla extract Basil Thyme Mint Oregano Rosemary … Continue reading

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Four Myths About a Low-Sodium Diet

Since I’ve started trying to eat a low sodium diet (January 2010), I’ve encountered some of the same complications I’m sure every new dieter encounters around social situations. For me, one of the more exhausting things is fending off the suggestions and recommendations people make when they’re trying to be helpful, but actually have no idea how sodium works. So I’d like to dispel a few myths. Continue reading

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Small Portions, Big Results?

The thing I keep reminding myself is that at the end of the day, I want to know what lots of things taste like, and that’s part of why I like food so much. But once I’ve tasted something, it’s enough – I can relax and not worry too much about finishing all of it that’s left on the plate. Continue reading

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