Hidden Salt: How Everyday Foods Harm You

Hidden Salt: How Everyday Foods Harm You
It’s in your bread. Your cheese. Your soup. It’s everywhere, and it could be killing you. What is it? Salt. That’s why, in observation of World Salt Awareness Week (March 20–26, 2017), the American Academy of Family Physicians is spreading the word and offering resources to help consumers lower their daily intake of “hidden” salt in the foods they eat. 

Salt Patient Education Resources From familydoctor.org(familydoctor.org):
Nutrition: How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label(familydoctor.org) 
The DASH Diet: Healthy Eating to Control Your Blood Pressure

Graphic: Switch to Less Salt(165 KB PDF)

Additional Salt Resources from the CDC(www.cdc.gov)