Low-Sodium Recipes

Overview

Doctors may recommend a low-sodium diet to lower blood pressure or reduce fluid retention. Keeping a collection of tasty low-sodium recipes can make it fun and easy to follow a low-sodium diet.

It’s important to remember that foods can be high in sodium even if they don’t taste salty. Carefully planning meals is vital for keeping sodium levels at bay. Low-sodium recipes outline instructions for preparing a variety of foods, including salads, appetizers, soups, wraps, side dishes, desserts, snacks and entrees. Instead of adding salt, try flavoring food with herbs, spices, garlic, ginger and lemon.

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