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City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: CBS 2)

Mixed Reaction To Quinn’s Demand For Nutrition Rules For Restaurant Kids’ Meals

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn opposed Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ban on 16-ounce sodas, but now, she herself has called for a ban on unhealthy food for children.

07/02/2013

Hypertension Book (credit: CBS 2)

Study: No Health Benefit Seen In Adopting Low Sodium Diet

At the request of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Institute of Medicine reviewed more than 30 recent research papers.

05/15/2013

Danbury Hospital (file / via Facebook)

$6.5 Million Awarded In Death At Danbury Hospital

A Connecticut jury awarded $6.5 million Thursday to the family of a man whose death at Danbury Hospital was blamed on excessive sodium, his attorneys said.

04/05/2013

Bloomberg (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images); Salt shaker (credit: Clipart.com)

Bloomberg Praises Companies For Success In Sodium Reduction Initiative

Among the products that met their reduced sodium goal include Butterball cold cuts, Heinz ketchup, Starbucks breakfast sandwiches and Teddy Grahams cookies.

02/11/2013

First Lady Michelle Obama holds a plate of food while walking down the school lunchline in the cafeteria at Parklawn Elementary School- Alexandria, VA - Jan 25, 2012 (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

NYU Professor Reacts To New School Lunches

Even when pizza is on the menu, school lunches are going to be healthier.

01/26/2012

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New Salt Study Appears To Trump Bloomberg’s Assertion Too Much Is No Good

A dash of doubt was added Wednesday to Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s assault on salt. He’s made it one of the calling cards of his administration. But now a new study is taking the idea of cutting sodium with a grain of salt.

07/27/2011

NJ Man Loses Appeal On Denny’s Sodium Case

Nick DeBenedetto, 49, filed a lawsuit claiming the chain wasn’t upfront about the high-sodium content of its food. The appeals court upheld a lower court’s dismissal of the case.

01/12/2011