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Sodium: Look beyond the saltshaker

Updated: 7/2/2019

Introduction

If you're like many people, most of the sodium in your diet comes from processed and prepared foods, such as canned vegetables, soups, deli meats and frozen foods. Another major source of sodium is condiments. One tablespoon of soy sauce, for example, has a whopping 1,000 milligrams of sodium. To scale back the sodium in your diet, eat more fresh foods and fewer processed foods.

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