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6 Easy Ways to Cut Sodium

By EatingWell Editors

Tips for reducing salt in your diet.


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"I have been reducing the sodium content in my diet for over six years now. In January 2004, I was diagnosed with Lupus and ended up having kidney failure. As a result, I took on the challenge of living on an extremely low (to no) sodium...

4. Measure, measure.

We always use measuring spoons when adding salt to be sure we’re not overdoing it. Even if a recipe calls for a “pinch” or to “salt to taste,” measure what you are adding, using a small amount (say, 1/8 teaspoon) at a time and tasting as you go.

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