Items Tagged ‘sodium’

March 6, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 6, 2020

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

TIME, You Can Learn a Lot About Yourself From a DNA Test. Here’s What Your Genes Cannot Tell You by Libby Copeland — …What is a consumer to believe? A few years ago, Helix, originally a spin-out of genomics giant Illumina (which makes many of the chips and machines used to analyze DNA), unveiled a […]

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Tags: Adam Francis, alzheimer's disease, Angel Eye, arthritis, brain aneurysm, brain tumors, Breast Cancer, Caring Canines, Clinic Data Analytics, colon polyps Dr. Darin Presser, concussions, coronavirus


January 20, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   CNBC Important not to lose ground on ACA Dr. John Noseworthy, […]

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Tags: "liquid biopsies", ACA, acupuncture, aging, alzheimers, Arizona Republic, baby powder, blood donation, Bloomberg, Bradly Prigge, breastfeeding, C. Difficile


March 27, 2013

The Myth of the Healthy Wrap

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

It seems people associate bread with fat: Obesity is mentioned half as often when discussing wraps (in 2 percent of mentions), compared with buns and bread (4 percent). Is this an illusion? It depends on how an item is prepared, of course. Jennifer Nelson, director of clinical nutrition at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., cautions that […]

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Tags: Bloomberg Businessweek, fat, healthy wrap, Jennifer Nelson, myth, Obesity, serving size, sodium


March 5, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Shaking the Salt Habit

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

The surprisingly high sodium levels in common foods underscore the importance of reading nutrition labels. To shake the habit, we turn to Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Donald Hensrud.   NBC, Anne Thompson reports, 3/5/2010

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Tags: Dr. Donald Hensrud, habit, salt, sodium


February 15, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Salt a sneaky health threat in food

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

For dinner tonight, you’ve planned what you think is a nice, healthful meal for your family: seasoned grilled salmon, asparagus tossed with feta cheese, and prepackaged long-grain wild rice…   But there is also something lurking there you hadn’t banked on, thanks mainly to the seasoning, cheese and rice: nearly 1,600 milligrams of sodium, or […]

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Tags: Dr. Farouk Mookadam, sodium


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