Ultimate Sodium Guide: Eat Less Salt!

The tenth Healthy Habits challenge: Eat less salt. Our simple guide to cutting back on America's favorite seasoning.

How to Read Salt Labels

Labels that highlight lower sodium mean very specific, very different things. Here's a guide.

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Claim #1: "No Salt Added" or "Unsalted" Butter
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Claim #1: "No Salt Added" or "Unsalted"

No salt is added during processing. This does not always mean sodium-free; some foods contain sodium naturally.

For Example:

Land O' Lakes Unsalted Butter (0mg)
Land O' Lakes Salted Butter (95mg)

Sodium Savings: 95mg per 1 tablespoon

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