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Check two or three things you will do. Add more things over time.
Add Spice—Not Salt—to Your Life
Season foods with herbs and spices like garlic, hot pepper, cilantro, and onion instead of salt.
Eat more fruits and vegetables instead of salty snacks.
Take Heart. Try to:
Lose weight if you are overweight.
Eat smaller portions—do not go back for a second serving.
Get 30 to 60 minutes of moderate physical activity on most days.
If You Have High Blood Pressure:
Have your blood pressure checked often.
Take your medicines the way your doctor tells you
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Public Health Service
National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
NIH Publication No. 08-6352