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.

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Trying to cut back on salt but fond of convenience foods? These delicious packaged items manage to dramatically slash sodium without sacrificing flavor. By Maureen Callahan, MS, RD

Wheat Thins Hint of Salt
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Wheat Thins Hint of Salt

Chips and pretzels that have zero salt can be a hard snack to swallow. But when salt, or in this case sea salt, is used sparingly the end result can be tasty with just a less pronounced salt hit. So it is with these thin crisps. At first bite you may notice they’re not quite as salty, but as you keep munching the same nutty wheat flavor and subtle hint of sweetness that are hallmark of Wheat Thins comes through. However, instead of 230 milligrams of sodium per serving (16 crackers), the new thins add up to just 60.

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