Study Links Salt and Soda Consumption

(CNN)–Doctors say limiting salt in our diets is a good thing. That goes for our children’s diets as well. Too much salt can cause a lot of health issues, including high blood pressure, along with kidney and heart problems, even in little ones. Now a study in this week’s Journal of PediatricsĀ finds that salt may … Continue reading »

Study: Soda Raises Prostate Cancer Risk

(CNN) — Just drinking a soda a day can increase a man’s risk of getting prostate cancer by a whopping 40 percent. That’s the finding of a study to be published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. In the study, Swedish scientists tracked more than 8,000 men over 15 years. That higher risk was … Continue reading »