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How To Reduce Salt Intake Without Changing The Appeal Of Food

By Anne Treece

We always hear our doctors saying that we need to clear our shelves with salt. We know that salt has a lot of effects in our body. Especially those who are already predisposed with health problems, salt should not be incorporated in our diet. This is why this article will tell you how to cut down on your salt.

You can avoid adding too much salt by using other spices as well. Try adding some basil or thyme to your food to make it extra flavorful. You might discover something that will forever substitute salt as part of your diet.

When we are talking about vegetables, most of think that we need to add salt to add more flavor to it. The thing is, there is no need to add salt as vegetables already have flavor in them.

You can cook vegetables any way you want it. You can steam them right after cleaning them or you can fry them with olive oil. Try avoiding canned vegetables for they have salt in them. These vegetables are soaked with salt right before they are canned.

Canned meat and processed meat are heavy on salt. They are salted first right before they are processed and sealed inside a can. Avoid them as much as possible. Processed meat like bacon and salami are laden with salt.

You can have another choice aside from salt and it is cheese. Cheese is the best alternative for salt for those who still want to salty flavor in their food.

Nuts and crackers have salt in them. Watch out for it. It is better that you choose to snack on fruits than to snack on these foods. Fruits also give you fiber and vitamins to keep you healthy.

If you are looking for a good way to start your diet with less or no salt, follow the tips above. You can lower your blood pressure once you start living and eating foods that have less or no salt.

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