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Limit salt/sodium intake

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Buy products that are labeled with ≤ 5% daily value of sodium

Salt / Sodium Intake Guide per Serving

Too much
> 360
≥ 15%
Watch out
Go ahead

To decrease blood pressure, consider reducing sodium intake towards 2,000 mg (5g of salt or 87mmol of sodium) per day.


Food for thought

vegAs much as nutrition labels help you to identify the foods with the lowest sodium content, keep in mind that it is the products with no labels that are the best.

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