Get salt savvy

Healthy Food Guide (Australia) - - NEWS -

Think you don’t eat much salt? Think again! Aussies un­der­es­ti­mate their salt in­take by one third — with many con­sum­ing well over the rec­om­mended 2300mg per day, ac­cord­ing to re­cently re­leased re­search. Here are three tips to shake the salt habit: • Keep salt shakers off the din­ing ta­ble • Use chilli, fresh herbs, lemon or lime to give your food a healthy flavour boost • Read the la­bel — pick foods with less than 400mg sodium per 100g Ge­orge In­sti­tute for Global Health, 2017

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