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Spicy foods may heighten our perception of salt

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Adding some spice to food may make you more aware of the taste of salt, a new study suggests.

The findings, published Tuesday in the journal Hypertension, indicates that eating spicy foods may help us consume less salt — and, ultimately, lower blood pressure.

According to the […]

October 31st, 2017|Categories: Health, Healthy Living, High Blood Pressure, Research, Sodium|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Spicy foods may heighten our perception of salt

Bringing the heat: Hot and spicy jambalaya satisfies

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

As the weather heats up, so can your palate with a steaming bowl of Southern comfort food.

Spicy and as sultry as a Southern day, any jambalaya is packed with flavor. But sometimes they are also filled with saturated fat, salt and too many calories.

Jambalaya doesn’t […]

July 19th, 2017|Categories: Health, Healthy Living, Nutrition, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Bringing the heat: Hot and spicy jambalaya satisfies