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WHOVIAN85 Posts: 861
2/10/13 7:06 P

My mom has high blood pressure, so im trying to take care of myself. I dont even like the taste of salt though, so its not hard for me to avoid it either.

STDWYNWEN SparkPoints: (11,507)
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2/10/13 6:13 P

Thanks AMB3RKENJI

Sodium can be such a hard thing to tackle for some. I know, for me, just reading those labels was an eye opener.

WHOVIAN85 Posts: 861
2/10/13 9:00 A

I already avoid sodium in my foods and dont add salt or salt containing seasonings to my meals. I eat frozen vegetables instead of canned and try to eat as clean as possible to avoid processed foods. Good challenge though.

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2/10/13 7:31 A

The American Heart Association has started a campaign.

'The 3-week Sodium Swap Challenge'

Check out the following AHA link

www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/Nutr
itionCenter/HealthyDietGoals/Sodium-Sa
lt-or-Sodium-Chloride_UCM_303290_Artic
le.jsp


As you scroll the page - on the right of the page you'll see a link to get more info on the challenge, information on the 'Salty Six', and general information/tips regarding sodium reduction.



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