Get the facts; sodium reduction tips
Corporate Authors:National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (U.S.), Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention.
Description:Tips for reducting sodium -- Choose wisell: sodium content can vary within food categories -- Which of these sauces is lower in sodium?
Buy fresh, frozen (no sauce), or no-salt- added canned vegetables. Use fresh poultry, fish, pork, and lean meat, rather than canned or processed meats. When available, buy low-sodium, lower- sodium, reduced-sodium, or no-salt-added versions of products. Limit sauces, mixes, and "instant" products, including flavored rice and ready-made pasta. Compare Nutrition Facts labels on food packages for percent Daily Value or amount of sodium in milligrams.
Publication date: 08/2011.
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