Information on how to lower your sodium intake, understand the sodium basics, as well as an interactive tool to learn how much sodium is in the foods that you eat.
Sodium is a nutrient found in table salt and many other foods. While some sodium is found naturally in food, most of it is added to our food to flavour and preserve it, or change its texture or structure.
Controlling how much sodium you eat starts with making healthier food choices at the grocery store.
Cooking homemade meals lets you control how much sodium is in your food. Follow the tips below to prepare delicious foods that are low in sodium.
Restaurant meals can be very high in sodium. Try the tips below to enjoy delicious meals while keeping sodium in check.
Use the Sodium Interactive Tool to find out how much sodium is in processed foods, high sodium foods that are added during cooking and at the table, and foods with naturally occurring sodium.
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