The Salty Six

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By Kelsie Bednarz Salt is sneaky and not always detectable in food by taste alone. Yet we know that too much salt can raise our blood pressure and lead to heart disease. So how can we tell if something has salt or too much salt? Reading the nutrition label is the only way to tell for sure how much salt is in a food, unless it doesn’t come with a label…. The American Heart Association has determined the top 6 saltiest foods in the American diet to help us know what to limit to lower our salt intake.  Bread/Rolls one slice may have a reasonable amount, but having several per day adds up  Pizza one slice with several toppings can contain over ½ your daily recommendation of sodium!  Sandwiches a…
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