My last thought on salt. I found this infographic and thought it really says it all.
More tips for reducing salt intake in your family's diet:
You can find the amount of salt on any food package. Just look at the food label for the word "sodium".
Then you can compare snacks. Select the one with less sodium. This is one easy step to reducing your family and child's salt intake.
Snacks (ie quick snacks, aka convenient snacks, "junk foods") are a big source of sodium for children. Try helping children with healthier snack choices by:
We can help our children avoid a lifetime of heart disease and instead, enjoy a healthy adulthood by teaching them to eat healthier.
Nourish Thought for the Day:
You are still the biggest influence in your child's life. Practice what you preach.