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 #3: "Light in Sodium" or "Lightly Salted"
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Claim #3: "Light in Sodium" or "Lightly Salted"

Must contain 50% less than the original food, a competitor's product, or another reference.

For Example:

Lay's Lightly Salted Potato Chips (85mg)
vs.
Lay's Classic Potato Chips (180mg)

Sodium Savings: 95mg per 1 ounce

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