Low Sodium

How To Measure Hypothyroid Activity

When your thyroid is underactive, your potassium levels are low, or both, your body has more difficulty maintaining a normal body temperature and creating a fever. The ability to raise body temperature is a function of the immune system. Higher body temperatures increase metabolism and circulation, which…

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Replacements and Substitutions for Healthier Cooking

…Tbsp. minced dill pickle and 1 Tbsp. minced green onion to “sour cream.” Chill. Guilt-Free Heavy Cream 2 Tbsp. tapioca 1 cup water ¼ cup low fat, low sodium ricotta cheese Put the tapioca and water into a small sauce pan and let sit for one hour. Bring to a boil and then turn heat down to a simmer…

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The Health Benefits of Chia

…are not surprising. Other Health Benefits of Chia In addition to having a high omega-3 content, chia is a good source of protein and calcium, low in sodium, lower in net carbs than other grains, and an excellent source of both soluble and insoluble fiber. Chia is 16 percent protein, 31 percent fat,…

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