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17 posts tagged with "salt"

Sweet & Spicy Tilapia

04/07/2016
Sweet & Spicy Tilapia
Sweet & Spicy Tilapia is a quick and easy recipe. Not only is it healthy, it is tasty. Instead of added salt, we used garlic, cilantro, and pepper to spice it up. The baked tilapia is then topped with a zesty pineapple salsa, giving you a great combination of sweet and spicy. Read More

A Few Easy Habits

03/09/2016
A Few Easy Habits
March is National Nutrition Month. What we eat does matter. ONIE has a few tips on making informed choices. Read More

Love-filled Treats

02/10/2016
Love-filled Treats
Say Happy Valentine's Day with these silly treats developed for you in the ONIE test kitchen. Because we know how much you love your kids, each treat is healthy and low in added sugar. Read More

Orange Chipolte Chicken

02/04/2016
Orange Chipolte Chicken
Whether you have a special evening planned or are just hanging out, make your Valentine’s Day special with this delish Orange Chipotle Chicken recipe. It is easy and quick to prepare, but still says “I love you.” Read More

"Eating Smart" Blog

01/28/2016
"Eating Smart" Blog
ONIE offers you "easy to do" tips that will put you in control of being a healthier you. Skip the fad diets this year. Read More

Autumn Pasta

10/08/2015
Autumn Pasta
Autumn Pasta is the secret weapon for the mom who wants healthier choices made easy. This recipe adds a vegetable mixture of green peppers, sweet potatoes, and tomatoes flavored with just the right blend of spices to a bed of pasta. Kids love pasta and with this flavorful topping, there will be no fuss about eating veggies. Read More

The Salty Six

09/15/2015
The Salty Six
Wondering why most of us eat too much salt? Three-fourths of the salt in our diets is from six foods we eat often. These foods do not taste salty. Read More

Check the Salt!

09/15/2015
Check the Salt!
Confused about choosing lower-salt options? You are not alone. ONIE has a tool to make choosing less salt as easy as 1,2,3. Read More

Children, Salt, and High Blood Pressure

09/11/2015
Children, Salt, and High Blood Pressure
Many ask whether eating too much salt really matters to our children’s health. Can young children really have high blood pressure? Read More

Salty Water?

09/10/2015
Salty Water?
Are you paying for salty water when you buy canned foods? Consumer Reports has conducted an investigation to learn the true facts. Read More

Sneaky! Hidden Salt

09/01/2015
Sneaky! Hidden Salt
Most of us know we eat too much salt even though many of us have taken some steps to reduce the salt in our diet. So why do we still consume too much salt? Read More

Cut the Salt, Not the Taste

06/18/2015
Cut the Salt, Not the Taste
Interested in cutting back on salt intake but don't want to loose the flavor? ONIE has tips from research findings. Read More

Sodium is all the Buzz!

09/16/2014
Sodium is all the Buzz!
Too much sodium is all the buzz at ONIE. They are pouring on the salt for us and now most Americans consume 3436 mg of sodium/salt every day, which is much more than the 2300 mg recommended daily amount. Read More

The Salty Facts

09/10/2014
The Salty Facts
Yikes, our children are consuming too much sodium! The Center for Disease Control and Prevention just released findings that 90% of school-aged children are consuming 3,279 mg of sodium/salt every day. It is hard to believe that 9 out of 10 ten kids are consuming almost 70% more mg of sodium than calories and it is affecting their health (1,681 mg of sodium for every 1,000 calories consumed). Read More

Chicken Fingers

09/03/2014
Chicken Fingers
The featured recipe of the week is chicken fingers. A family favorite but with a special twist. As indicated on the picture, it is 1 to 1 certified, which tells me that the salt/sodium in a single serving does not exceed the amount of calories per serving. This is an easy rule of thumb to help me limit my salt/sodium intake to 2300 mg per day, the daily recommend amount. Read More

They are Pouring the Salt!

08/27/2014
They are Pouring the Salt!
This week read the facts about the salt poured on for us in much of the food that we buy! Plus, we have a healthy, low-sodium salsa recipe that easy for you to make and easy on the budget. Read More

"MyPlate": The Perfect Plate

08/07/2013
"MyPlate": The Perfect Plate
When it comes to eating healthy, “MyPlate” is all the rage! But like, what is it? Most of us were taught about the food pyramid. "MyPlate" has replaced the food pyramid as a guide to healthy eating. Read More
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