A Pinch of Salt Here and a Pinch Of Salt There Leads to a Six-Time Higher Risk of High Blood Pressure

“Have just a pinch of salt.” “Nothing is going to happen.” “A little salt won’t hurt anything.” How often have you encountered your friends or a close family member making excuses for adding salt to their own food and persuading you to do the same?  Even if you are already on medications for high blood […]

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Black America History Month, American Heart Month and Salt

Black Americans salt cover

February has been designated as American Heart Month. Many events are planned to remind us all that heart disease kills more people than any other regardless of ethnicity and gender. This month also happens to be observed as Black History Month. It’s a well established fact that the state of Black America’s health is worse […]

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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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