As we leave February, day of National Heart Month, and we enter March, National Nutrition Month, I thought it fitting to say a few words about salt.
I chose salt because too much salt is associated with high blood pressure leading to heart disease and part of a healthy meal is choosing foods lower in sodium (salt).
Here are some facts that may surprise you:
Check out our nutrient tool and see exactly how much sodium you and your child actually need.
The saltiest foods come from:
I found this great infographic developed by the American Heart Association and like I always say, a picture is worth a thousand words!