Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Savory, Not Salty: Sodium, Use It with Moderation!

A week of limited sodium intake ~
How hard is it to reduce your salt?

"Salt lover Tim Carman investigates what it means to keep to the government recommendation of 1,500mg daily"

Before starting a low-sodium diet, the daily intake was a complete mystery, and what about the sodium naturally occurring in the muscle, should that be included...
Read more: How hard is it to reduce your salt?; washingtonpost.com





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Fast n healthy
~ When afternoon snack cravings hit, don’t always reach for the Doritos—there are lots of great options for snacking...
Read more: Top 5 Afternoon Craving Busters; marcussamuelsson.com

~ Here a selection of healthy convenience food products that make dinner a little quicker and no less tasty...
Read more: Top 10 Healthy Convenience Foods; cookinglight.com


Chef notes
~ A recipe for "small beer," recently published by the New York Public Library's...
Read more: George Washington's Handwritten Beer Recipe; bonappetit.com

~ Thomas Jefferson's Maple Sugar Love and More Presidential Food Facts; smithsonianmag.com
~ 5 things cooking has thaught me about life; virginiawillis.com
~ Grant Achatz Unveils the First Menu for Next; nytimes.com


Faddy foods
A chef describes how suddenly hot ingredients -- like razor clams -- hurt the consumer in the end...
Read more: The utter ridiculousness of hip food trends; salon.com


Chew the right thing
In the chapter on New York in Bottomfeeder: How to Eat Ethically in a World of Vanishing Seafood, Taras Grescoe comes down hard on the Big Apple’s elite chefs...
Read more: Looking for Mr. Goodfish: Chefs aim to expand our seafood horizons; ethicurean.com

~ London's Great Olympic Achievement May Be Sustainably Caught Fish; change.org






Healthy corner
~ Exotic new grains are appearing on grocery store shelves everywhere; this week we offer recipes that make good use of them. Today: amaranth porridge.
Read more: Put Away the White Rice; nytimes.com

~ 6 things you should never put in your mouth [SLIDESHOW]; grist.org


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Appetibilis
~ Quick-and-Easy Vegetarian Recipes; cookinglight.com
~ Clam Sauce Linguine; seachoice.org
~ Ginger Shrimp and Watermelon Salad with Lemongrass Vinaigrette; umamiinfo.com

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