Tips for re­duc­ing salt in­take

New Zealand Fitness - - BRAIN GYM -

In­clude more whole and fewer pro­cessed foods. Read food la­bels – use the per 100g column and choose prod­ucts with the low­est sodium lev­els.

Use vine­gars, cit­rus and chilli, to add flavour and punch to dishes rather than ex­tra salt. Take ex­tra care with chil­dren’s foods, as a pref­er­ence is for salt a learned be­hav­iour.

The Heart Foun­da­tion’s Tick or Two Ticks logo can help you make health­ier choices when food buy­ing pack­aged food.

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