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10 tricks to reduce salt (sodium) in your diet

By: Julie Corliss, Executive Editor, Harvard Heart Letter The average adult eats about 3,400 milligrams (mg) of sodium per day far more than the recommended daily goal of 2,300 mg. Here are the top 10 types of food that account for more than 40% of the sodium we eat each day, along with some ideas for simple swaps to help you eat less salt. 1. Breads and rolls …

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