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Be aware how much sodium is really in your food.
Be aware how much sodium is really in your food.
Nicole Wiseman

Everyone likes good fluid balance, which is why it’s important to utilize Sodium’s dash of control for making it happen correctly. Sodium is essential for your health and fluid balance. Although it’s abundance in the majority of the most common foods we eat can put a damper on your health, like…


• High Blood Pressure
• Heart Disease
• Fluid Retention
• Stroke
 

Did you know the average American consumes 6,000 mg – 18,000 mg per day? Like I said, it is in most of the foods we eat. However, how much do we need and which ones?
 

  • Less than 2400 mg per day

Main Sources:
• Animal food (meats and cheeses)
• Baked goods
• Canned goods
 

Tips:
Eat a plant-based diet

  • Whole grains, vegetables and fruit, legumes, unsalted nuts and seeds.
     

Limit processed foods:
• Packaged baked goods
• Potato chips
• Crackers
• Canned soups
 

Look on the label:
• Low Sodium = 140 mg
• Very Low Sodium = 35 mg or less
• Sodium Free = Less than 5 mg
 

Shopping:
Soup: Health Valley No Salt Added Organic Soups
Baking Products: Arrowhead Mills (Whole Grain Bread, Brownie Mix varieties)
Dairy Alternatives: Rice Dream Original
WestSoy Soymilk
Pasta: Eden Organic Pasta Company
Breakfast Cereal: Nature’s Path Organic, Barbara’s Bakery
Adding the Flavor: Spike All Purpose All Natural Seasoning Salt-free
Snack Attack: Newman’s Own Organic Unsalted Pretzels
Energy Bar: Clif Bar (Chocolate Almond Fudge and Cranberry Apple Cherry)
Bread: Food for Life Ezekial Sprouted Grain Bread and English Muffin varieties
Salt: Celtic Sea Salt
 

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