A new year with a “new” heart

Chinese New Year is around the corner and it is common to celebrate with festive snacks which may have high salt content despite they do not taste salty. Salt is a mineral and made up of sodium and chloride. We need sodium to maintain blood pressure, support the optimum function of nerves and muscles as... Continue Reading →

Do we need snacks?

Snacks are defined as a small amount of food or drink consumed between meals. Snacks are useful for adding in extra calories for individuals who struggle to eat sufficiently at main meals for example, children, elderly or adults with illness. However for most adults, snacks add extra calories, fat, and salt, which can contribute to... Continue Reading →

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