How To Limit Excess Sodium Intake?
It is well-known that high sodium intake is related to hypertension. The average salt consumption in the US is more than 3,400 milligrams of sodium daily, while the American Heart Association limits the daily salt ingestion to 1,500 milligrams and the Dietary Guidelines recommends no more than 2,300 milligrams. Most of the excess salt comes from processed food. Excess salt intake can be reduced by limiting the salt in cooking, tasting the food before adding salt, check the salt amount in seasonings, and replace salt with herbs and spices, among others. Click here for more details.