Most sodium is consumed in the form of sodium chloride which is table salt. Other forms of sodium are also found in food, so watch out for salt AND sodium.
Try to have less than 2,300 milligrams of sodium a day that's the same as 6 grams of salt a day, or about 1 teaspoon
That includes ALL sodium and salt what's in the product, and added in cooking and at the table
Processed foods account for most of the sodium and salt consumed
Check food labels sodium is in some foods you might not expect, such as soy sauce and some antacids
Kosher salt and sea salt are just that salt. Don't forget to include them in adding up your sodium intake for the day
Reducing salt in the diet can lower blood pressure
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