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Cooking Healthy With Sea Vegetable Soup

For centuries Sea Vegetable soup was a staple meal in many coastal regions around Ireland and beyond, such as the delicious Sea Vegetable Soup pictured here from The White Sands Hotel, Ballyheigue, Co. Kerry. What could be better than using ingredients found on your...

The Benefits of Kelp

What is Kelp? You may have noticed this marine plant at the beach. Kelp is a type of large brown seaweed that grows in nutrient rich saltwater. Kelp produces a compound called sodium alginate and it can be a thickener for many foods that you eat but you may eat Kelp...

10 Ways to Reduce Your Sodium Intake This Christmas

1. Reduce Use on Processed Foods Of course we all rely on processed foods from time to time but consider that even one slice of wheat bread can contain up to 200mg of sodium, you can only fathom what is hiding in a side dish or prepared meal. With healthy alternatives...

How to begin a low sodium diet plan!

Welcome to the new low sodium lifestyle! How do I start a low sodium diet? You have been advised to go on a low sodium diet by your doctor or a health nutritionist. Great stuff, but what does that mean? Can I ever dine out again? Unfortunately, the majority of doctors...