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Pat Gage is the original founder of Parsley Patch Seasonings and now Engage Organics. Pat is a pioneer in the salt-free seasoning industry. After starting Parsley Patch over 30 years ago, Pat has been around the world and back to where it all began..Making salt-free seasonings from all natural, certified organic, GMO free produce.

Posts by Pat Gage:

Why We Eat Too Much Salt

Researchers are divided about the reasons humans find the taste of salt pleasurable. Some believe that salt dates to our early survival instincts and allowed us to identify food that contained sodium because sodium intake was critical to survival. Others... Read More

Salt Kills 1 in 10 in US

Yes, salt kills. A new study, released by a Harvard research team linked excessive salt consumption to almost 2.3 million cardiovascular deaths worldwide in 2010. The demographics in the U.S. are staggering. One in ten U.S. deaths are linked to... Read More

Don’t Be Counted Among Americans Consuming Twice Recommended Sodium Allowances

The life expectancy in America is now 17 years longer than it was at the turn of the 20th century.   However, living longer without one’s health is a slow death sentence. So, what you eat and how you take... Read More

5 Healthy Swaps Using Organic Herbs and Spices You Can Make Today for a Healthier YOU

It’s the little things like swapping out salt for Engage Organics salt-free herbs and spices in your diet that make you instantly healtheir.   Don’t wait until high blood pressure strikes to limit your sodium intake to 1500 mg/day, which is less... Read More

Do You Make these Mistakes About Your Sodium Consumption?

Most Americans are under the impression using sea salt instead of regular table salt is good for your heart.   However, few Americans realize sea salt, kosher salt, and gourmet salts are chemically the same as table salt (40 percent... Read More

Engage Organics Salt-free Prime Rib to Drool For

I know I have a killer recipe when my English Bulldog, Beethoven, sits at the oven, drooling all over the floor.   Prime Rib with Engage Organics Salt-free Seasonings was the perfect way to kick off the New Year, despite... Read More

Chicken Salad and the Troops: Heather and Dorene’s Secret Blend

Can you imagine our surprise? When the Engage Organics website had only been up a couple of days, we received an order for 10 bottles It’s-A-Dilly Salt-free Seasoning Blend via Amazon.com. I was so surprised about the order I called... Read More

Parsley Patch—First All Natural Salt-free Blends—First to Shake the Salt Habit

The modern American diet contains twice the amount of daily sodium consumption recommended by the American Heart Association. And this increase in sodium use has continued to climb since Parsley Patch made its debut as the first all natural salt-free... Read More

Parsley Patch Spicy Cinnamon is Back

Remember Parsley Patch Spicy Cinnamon?   The original Parsley Patch Spicy Cinnamon was the secret ingredient some fans used in Bake-Off Contests, which catapulted ordinary cookies, pies, and breads to new heights.   Well, it’s back. But this time it... Read More

It’s-A-Dilly is Back!

It’s-A-Dilly has been a long-time favorite of Parsley Patch fans, who have used it as staple in everything from fish to dips. In fact, once the blend was discontinued there were conversations on the web about how to replicate the... Read More

Parsley Patch All-Purpose with Sesame is Back

Most Americans today consume as little as 175-225 mg of magnesium per day vs. the US RDA daily recommendation of 420 mg. as estimated by the World Health Organization. Unfortunately, most people are ignorant of the healing powers of culinary... Read More

Do You Make this Health Mistake?

Most Americans today consume as little as 175-225 mg of magnesium per day vs. the US RDA daily recommendation of 420 mg. as estimated by the World Health Organization. Unfortunately, most people are ignorant of the antioxidants in herbs and... Read More

Herbs and Spices High in Antioxidants

The leaf of a plant used in cooking is generally referred to as a culinary herb; any other part of the plant, such as the buds, bark, roots, berries, seeds, and stigma of a flower is called a spice.  ... Read More

Herb Blends Make Life Spicier & Heathier

Organic Herb Blends are best known for turning ordinary foods into mouthwatering delicacies. But herbs and spices also contain a vast array of powerful phytochemical compounds or phytonutrients, which are protective chemicals found in foods of plant origin.   It... Read More

How to Shake Anti-Aging-Weapons Into Food

Engage Organics Salt-free Seasoning Blends not only adds flavor instead of salt to foods, it is a convenient, easy way to sprinkle foods high in antioxidants directly into food for better health.   Spices are a tremendous source of antioxidants... Read More

How List of Spices Fight Inflammation in Body

Are you puffy, bloated, and swollen? If so, you can reduce this condition with the 7 super spices in Engage Organics Salt-Free Seasoning Blends. What you might not expect is that these are warning signs of inflammation in the body.... Read More

Herb Blends: Secret Weapon Against Free Radicals

Free radicals have been a hot health topic of late. But what exactly are free radicals and how can the antioxidants in Engage Organics Salt-Free Organic Seasonings play a role in preventing their proliferation? Free radicals are molecules that do... Read More

Engage Organics – Parsley Patch Original Recipes Are Back

Engage Organics Salt-Free Spice Blends Logo Why Engage Organics Started a Business in the Worst Economic Time Since the Great Depression Where else, but in America could one start a business with student loan money in the middle of a recession in 1980 and turn around... Read More