Thinking about reducing the sodium in your and your family’s diet? You’ve come to the right place! We’ll show you how extra salt sneaks into your diet and how it hurts your health, and share tips for kissing the excess salt goodbye. And be sure to keep checking our blog, the Salty Scoop, to learn more.
Here you’ll find the latest information on sodium and your health, healthy recipes, infographics, videos about lowering sodium, and our sodium quiz.
Learn about sodium’s role in a healthy diet and why a love affair with salt can break your heart.
While sodium is necessary for health, most children eat more than what is safe and recommended. Learn the facts on conflicting headlines about sodium and salt in kids’ diets.
Find out how much sodium the American Heart Association recommends and get tips for keeping track of how much sodium you’re eating.
Most kids get too much salt in their diet, but you can help set them on a healthier path from the start.
Become a sodium sleuth – find out how salt slips into your diet, including the places where you may not expect it.
Discover how sea salt and table salt might not be as different as you think.
Most of us are eating much more sodium than we need, even if we never pick up the salt shaker. Get tips on how to cut back on salt and sodium and move on to a healthier relationship with food.
Find out how boosting your potassium intake can help you in the breakup with excess salt.
Get healthy recipes and easy tips for cooking with less salt and sodium. We have recipes in English and Spanish.
Take our quiz to find out if your relationship with salt needs couples therapy!
Learn more about sodium with these sharable infographics.
Sneaky Salt can be found everywhere! See where it’s hiding in these videos.
This information is designed to help individuals improve their health and understand heart disease and stroke risks. It is not intended, or to be construed, as medical advice, diagnosis and treatment, and is not a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are familiar with an individual’s medical needs. Individuals with medical conditions or dietary restrictions should follow the advice of a qualified healthcare professional.