The Salty Six: The Hidden Sodium in the Foods We Love

Posted by Perspectives Blog Team on Feb 6, 2017 10:42:22 AM

February is American Heart Month. One way to help take the strain off our hearts—specifically, our blood pressure—is to reduce the amount of sodium in our diets. We do need some sodium to regulate blood pressure, but too much is unhealthy.

Unfortunately, we tend to ingest a lot of sodium through the foods we eat.

Courtesy of the American Heart Association, here are six popular foods that are loaded with sodium.

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Topics: Cardiology, Heart and Vascular Care

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