Miso is packed with sodium, which is linked to both stomach cancer and high blood pressure, so it is safe to consume miso?

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So miso paste, a whole soy food, can be used as a “green light” source of saltiness when you cook. That’s why I used it in my pesto recipe in How Not to Die ( It can help you in Shaking the Salt Habit (

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• Sodium and Arterial Function: A-Salting our Endothelium (

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• Who Shouldn’t Eat Soy? (

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