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Get the Facts: Tips to Reduce Sodium

Description:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention recently released the new resource, Get the Facts: Tips to Reduce Sodium.

 

Highlights include –

  • Limit sauces, mixes, and “instant” products, including flavored rice and ready-made pasta.
  • Compare Nutrition Facts labels on food packages for percent Daily Value or amount of sodium in milligrams.
  • Buy fresh, frozen (no sauce), or no-salt added canned vegetables.

Toolkit:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Chronic Disease, Nutrition, Obesity

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Submitted:

09/08/2011

Modified:

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