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6 Easy Ways to Cut Sodium

By EatingWell Editors

Tips for reducing salt in your diet.


READER'S COMMENT:
"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...

6. Boost vegetable flavors naturally.

Because many vegetables have flavors our palates perceive as bitter, they tend to be a target for lots of added salt in recipes. Instead of reaching for the salt shaker to counteract bitterness, roast or grill your vegetables to help bring out their own natural sweetness and give them a nice caramelized exterior.



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