Food and nutrients - Salt, sodium

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How much sodium is in that cheese?

Cheese is a delicious and versatile source of protein, calcium...

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Health check: Turn the tables on pre-hypertension

We’ve probably all had our blood pressure checked at some...

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How much sodium is in that vegetarian protein?

If you’re vegetarian, or just enjoy mixing your diet up...

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How much sodium is in that fresh pasta?

It’s important to keep an eye on sodium intake, as...

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How much sodium is in that pasta sauce?

Pasta sauces are a pantry staple for those days when...

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How much sodium is in that soup?

There’s nothing nicer than a warming soup on cold days....

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Shopping for foods with less salt

Most of us eat far too much salt — in...

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How much sodium is in that Asian sauce?

Asian sauces are often to blame for too much salt...

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How much sodium is in those quick-cook noodles?

Quick-cook noodles are cheap, quick and tasty, and are often...

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Salt: How much is too much?

Sodium is essential to a range of bodily processes, but...

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The science behind our desire for salt

Melbourne scientists have uncovered how brains are wired to seek...

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The dark side of the white stuff

It’s confusing when we’re being told not to eat too...

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Add a flavour hit… without salt, sugar or...

For meals bursting with flavour, there’s no need to reach...

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Where’s salt really hiding – and is some...

Like many people, I am a lover of savoury, salty...

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Ask Niki: Sodium in stir-fry sauces

Q. “I eat a lot of stir-fries because they’re quick and...

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Ask the experts: The sodium-potassium balancing act

HFG senior nutritionist Rose Carr investigates the lesser-known, but equally...

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Ask Niki: Salt-reduced stock

HFG editor Niki Bezzant answers your questions about food. Q: “I’m...

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Ask Niki: Salt-reduced stock

Q. Your recipes often call for salt-reduced beef/chicken stock cubes/powder. Where...
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