The Salty Truth
“Why should I care?” you might ask… If left untreated, high blood pressure can lead to many other negative side effects, like heart disease and stroke. So let’s protect that heart!
Potassium is also an important part of preventing high blood pressure by combating the effects of sodium. Potassium can be found in fruit, vegetables, low-fat dairy, and legumes. Check out some good sources of potassium here.
“How can I eat less sodium?” Here are a few tips to help guide you to a flavorful low-sodium diet. Yes, it’s possible!
Check out these lower-sodium holiday recipes!
Nutrition per Serving: 130 calories; 6g Fat; 4g Protein; 15g Carbohydrates; 2g Fiber; 46mg Sodium
Green Bean – Cauliflower Casserole
Makes 8 servings; Recipe adapted from www.thealmondeater.com
Tasty and Lower Sodium Holidays to You!
~Leah, Dietetic Intern
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