Sodium is an essential nutrient, but in excess, it can be damaging. Find out which common foods are surprise sources of hidden salt. Sodium has been linked to high blood pressure, which causes heart disease and stroke. The recommended daily dose is about 2300 mg a day. Beware of labels like “low fat” or “low calorie.” Foods labeled this way are often chockfull of extra sodium.

After years of trying to get pregnant, doctors told Kelsi Pierce it would be near impossible for her to conceive a child. However, Kelsi got the surprise of her life when her mom volunteered to be her surrogate — and she found out she, too, was pregnant!