Do you need help stepping away from the salt? Tasty as it may be, sodium is linked to high blood pressure, kidney disease, and even stomach cancer. Here are some tips to get you reduce your sodium intake:
- Use as many homemade ingredients as possible when cooking. Canned foods tend to have higher sodium levels. If you do use canned beans, be sure to rinse them well.
- Add herbs, spices, and lemon juice in place of salt to flavor dishes.
- Buy canned goods that are marked "low-sodium."