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Salt Initiative

By | February 22nd, 2010|Prevention, Uncategorized|

We launched our salt reduction initiative this week http://www.azdhs.gov/salt/.  The overall goal is to get Arizonans to reduce their salt intake by paying more attention to the Sodium line in the nutrition facts and being a better- by selecting foods for the family that are lower in sodium. Sodium can increase your blood pressure and [...]

Eat Well Be Well

By | February 16th, 2010|Prevention|

Throughout history, mankind’s future was largely determined by fate.  Infectious diseases like Diphtheria and Smallpox could wipe out an entire family in just a few days. People were vulnerable to outside threats ranging from a lack of clean drinking water to poor sanitation to gaps in environmental infrastructure that led to a host of infectious [...]