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 #4: "Low Sodium"
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Claim #4: "Low Sodium"

This is the most stringent reduced-sodium label. Each food can have only 140mg or less sodium (natural or added) per serving.

For Example:

Nabisco Wheat Thins Hint of Salt (60mg)
Nabisco Original Wheat Thins (230mg)

Sodium Savings: 170mg per 16 crackers

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