Drop that salt!
Ways to cut sodium intake:
Check labels. Processed foods can contain many hidden sources of salt, such as monosodium glutamate (MSG), sodium bicarbonate, and sodium caseinate.
Shelve the shaker. Don’t leave the salt shaker out where you may use it by force of habit.
Spice it up. Replace your table salt with one of the many sodium-free spice blends on the market.
Reviewed by Francine Kaufman, MD. 4/08
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