Starbucks: Take the High Road to Lowering Salt Levels

I am shocked, to say the least. My favorite coffee place now is pushing mocha with added salt. I have found out that many Starbucks outlets offer this salted mocha and some advertise it as if there were not enough people already lined up to order it. Starbucks, I am sure you’ve have done your […]

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Not Now Honey—Here, Have Some Salt.: Salt and Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

If you want to kill your love life, keep eating salt if you’re a man or feeding your significant other salt if you’re in a relationship with a man. Who knew that adding salt to your food is also a killer in the bedroom, at least when it comes to performance? Not me. At least […]

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Thank you, Karrass for No Longer Promoting Smoking

What a pleasant surprise—a fortune cookie replacing a cigar-wielding woman celebrating her success in negotiation. How about that! You may recall my blog post and press release anguishing over the previous ad by Karrass that showed a woman with a cigar in hand. I was literally ecstatic when I opened a current in-flight magazine during […]

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Salt-induced Pot Holes in your Arteries

A recent return to New York City after a few decades gave me an idea about how to explain why cholesterol builds in your arteries. This blog will make even more sense if you take a moment to read prior blogs on this subject. Back in the late 1970s when I was training in general […]

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Give Thanks for Your Heart Health

You haven’t heard from me in a while because I’ve been busy finishing my new book Salt: Black America’s Silent Killer. I hadn’t planned to write an entire book on this topic, but the more I researched, the more appalled I became. Not only are Black Americans are two to six times more likely to […]

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