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Reduce your salt intake.  Under 2,000 mg of sodium a day is best.
 
This isn’t just the salt you  add to food - sodium is an ingredient in many foods. 
 
Prepackaged foods and canned foods often have the highest salt
  • Try fresh or frozen foods instead.
  • Fast food has lots of salt! 
     
If you cook your own food, you can easily control how much salt you eat.

Read nutrition labels to see how much sodium a food has and add it together. 

This helps you to be educated on everything that you are putting into your body when you eat.
     

 

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Last Reviewed: Jun 17, 2014