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.

Low-Sodium Choices

Our challenge this month is to be salt-aware. Learn how to read sodium labeling and find our picks for the best low-sodium food products.

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Easy Refrigerator Pickles

Web-Exclusive Lower-Sodium Recipes

See all the lower-sodium recipes featured in the Healthy Habits section of the October 2011 issue.


Our Favorite Healthy Marinade Recipes

Healthy Marinades

Forget the bottled stuff—you can make your own delicious (and more nutritious) homemade version that won't leave you crunched for time.


Make Your Own Lower-Sodium Condiments

Make Your Own Condiments

Avoid the hidden sodium lurking in your favorite prepared toppings by making your own lower-sodium condiments.


Wheat Thins Hint of Salt

Top Lower-Sodium Foods

These delicious packaged items manage to dramatically slash sodium without sacrificing flavor.


Salt Labels: What You Need to Know

How to Read Salt Labels

Labels that highlight lower sodium mean very specific, very different things.


Cooking Light Chicken Strips

The Truth About Chicken Strips

You'd think fat would be the problem with chicken strips. Not so.



The Hidden Sodium in Chicken

One chicken breast could eat up 20% of your sodium limit—before you even start to cook.


Cut Back on Hidden Sodium

How to Cut Sodium

All it takes is a little sodium savvy.

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