What is the sodium content in eggs?

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Eggs, often seen as the ultimate breakfast food, are an excellent source of high-quality protein. They are also not too caloric (only 75 calories per egg), relatively low in fat and packed with all kinds of nutrients, such as iron (particularly contained in egg yolk), vitamins and minerals. Some of the eggs' specialties are lutein (known as the “eye vitamin”) and zeaxanthin. As we know all too well, sodium content is often the catch in many otherwise fine foods.

What is the sodium content of bacon?

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How salty is bacon? This seems like a silly quesiton. Yeah, pretty salty. And an average American eats 18 pounds of bacon every year. One slice at a time… But what are the actual numbers and the overall impact of bacon on your health?

Sodium content in milk

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It is often said that humans are not meant to drink cow’s milk. Hence the ever rising number of people who display various degrees of lactose intolerance. Aside from that, is milk a good thing when considered from the point of view of a low sodium diet?

Salt content in beer

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Beer is one of the oldest alcoholic drinks known to mankind. It is also the third most popular drink after water and tea worldwide. No surprise that health concerns about such a popular product are an important issue of research and debate. Is sodium level in beer something to worry about?

Salt content in gatorade

My typical article discusses a product in which salt is an ingredient that is not talked much about. If the food industry could produce cheeses that contained no salt, but still tasted great, there would be no salt in cheese. Gatorade is a very different product. It’s supposed to contain salt. What is Gatorade? The sodium content in Gatorade is a testament to the important role that this mineral plays in the normal functioning of the human body.

Does salt raise blood pressure?

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What is salt

Salt, or sodium chloride (NaCl) is ubiquitous. It has been the most commonly used seasoning in virtually all human cultures. More imporatanly, salt is essential to the life of many highly evolved organisms. In particular, our central nevrous system depends on sodium ions to transmit signals. Every muscle movement requires sodium! Salt is also constantly removed from our bodies through urine and sweat. Replenishing it is necessary, but not nearly at the rate at which most people consume salt as a part of their daily diet.