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How To Reduce Salt Intake


Buy Reduced Salt Products

If in doubt about the salt content of a product, check the packaging, using your recommended daily intake as a guide.


Wash Canned Foods

Canned foods often contain salt. You can reduce the sodium level of these foods by rinsing with water before eating or cooking. If the contents include sauces or gravies, consider preparing a similar dish yourself rather than choosing the processed variety.


Prepare It Yourself

The best way to control the salt content in your food is to prepare it yourself using fresh ingredients. The same goes for snacking - eat fresh foods rather than salty processed snack foods.

Cheese is high in sodium

In-tray  |  What is Salt?  |  Appetite  |  Sodium Intake  |  Cutting Back  |  Salty Foods  |  Tricks