Salt & Sodium

Less sodium canned food Tips to Eat Less Salt and Sodium (PDF | 990 KB)

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

From the NHLBI, find tips for reducing dietary sodium and salt.


MedlinePlus: Dietary Sodium

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Find the latest news, plus links to overviews, clinical trials and research related to dietary sodium. Also in Spanish.


USDA Nutrient Lists -Reports by Nutrients

USDA. ARS. Nutrient Data Laboratory.

Create a list of common foods and their sodium content. The list can be sorted either alphabetically or in descending order by nutrient content.


MedlinePlus: Sodium in Diet

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Read general information about sodium, including food sources and recommendations for a healthy diet. Also in Spanish.


On the Move to Better Heart Health for African Americans

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Learn how to reduce your chances of having a heart attack or stroke by reducing your sodium intake. Includes healthy food choices, cooking ideas, information on shopping and reading food labels. Also in PDF|3.77 MB.


Cut Down on Salt and Sodium (PDF | 415 KB)

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

See steps you can take to reduce your sodium intake (in English and Spanish).