low sodium

low so·di·um

(lō sō'dē-ŭm)
A product so labeled contains, by F.D.A. order, no more than 140 mg of sodium per serving.
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"Consumer demand for better for you snack options continues to drive marketplace adoption of low sodium snacks," explained Victor Manzanilla, chief executive of Salarius.
The original 2001 study found that combining low sodium and the DASH [Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension] diet lowered blood pressure more than either alone, but the results were not broken out by hypertension severity.
Hospital staff told the inquest of ongoing concern about low sodium and potassium levels in her blood, for which she was medicated.
These authors conducted a protocol in hypertensive and normotensive patients using an intravenous infusion of 2 liters of normal (0.9%) saline and after sodium and volume depletion that was induced by a low sodium diet (10 Meq) and furosemide administration [5].
Summary: US-made low sodium Kikkoman soy sauce withdrawn after tests confirm alcohol content
The lack of cholesterol and low sodium levels are a functional property that was absent in some commercial products with which it was compared.
The wine comes with complimentary cheese platter-Emmental (Swiss cheese), one of the healthiest cheeses, low fat, low sodium, high protein and high calcium; Camembert from Normandy, France, soft and creamy, low in fat, has 80 calories per ounce; Cheddar, with calcium, vitamin D and potassium.
It appears that low sodium truly is harmful and we need to be cautious before recommending low levels for the entire population, he said.
Dr Martin O'Donnell, a co-author on the study and professor at NUI Galway, said: "This study adds to our understanding of the relationship between salt intake and health, and questions the appropriateness of current guidelines that recommend low sodium intake in the entire population.
Previous studies have shown that low-sodium, compared to average sodium intake, is related to increased cardiovascular risk and mortality, even though low sodium intake is associated with lower blood pressure.