January 15, 2016 |
Another name for salt is sodium and too much sodium in your food is not good for your health.
So where does it come from?
The majority of the sodium we eat comes from processed food and restaurant meals. Eating home-cooked meals more often helps keep sodium intake low.
Examples of high sodium foods:
What can you do?
Read the Nutrition facts label
Read the serving size when comparing products so you can tell which one actually has less sodium.
Aim for less than 10% daily value or less than 200 mg per serving for sodium.
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