RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

November 8, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John ByrdNearly all Americans consume far too much salt - in fact, 9 in 10 finds a new report from the CDC. Sodium consumption has remained largely the same for the past decade, with 3/4 of it in processed and restaurant food. Most people have no idea how much salt they actually eat.The use of chromium in diet pills and bodybuilding can increase the risk of cancer, discovered new research.The popular supplement has been found to convert into a carcinogen after it enters the body.And... are you a single parent and feeling tired? You aren't alone. A recently done study found that 44% of single mothers are sleep deprived. Actually, they are the most sleep deprived people in the U.S. Single fathers did a little better with 38% not getting enough sleep. The findings are not that surprising, say experts. Raising a child is stressful, with the pressure and stress double for single parents. It's recommended to get 7-9 hours per night of sleep.For RadioMD News, this is John Byrd. Hear health talk in

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