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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.