Sunday, October 18, 2009

Easy Low-Salt Guidelines

Allowed foods

Foods found in nature or minimally processed (such as bread and pasta) are allowed if they are cooked without added salt.

* Milk.
* Uncured meats.
* Fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables.
* Breads and grains.

Foods to avoid

* Frozen prepared meals.
* Canned entrees and soups.
* Snack crackers and chips.
* Cured meats.
* Seasonings high in salt.
* Foods eaten out. Fast food and Chinese food can be very high in sodium.

Always read food labels.