Learn more about salt and sodium in your diet and how it affects your health. Find resources and tips for reducing the amount in your diet, yet keeping the flavor.
View common foods and their sodium content using these five databases.
More than 40% of the sodium we eat each day comes from only 10 types of food. Many people are surprised to learn which foods are on the list because the foods do not always taste salty.
About 9 in 10 US children eat more sodium than recommended. Read about how parents and caregivers can help.
Find information on sodium and food sources, how to reduce sodium, and sodium reduction resources for everyone.
Most of us get more sodium than we need. Read about some common foods that are often high in sodium.
Read about sodium - what it is, where it is found, and tips for reducing sodium in your diet.
Use the Nutrition Facts label to make informed decisions about sodium.
See how you can choose and prepare foods that are lower in sodium.
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.
From the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), find tips for reducing dietary sodium and salt.
Find the latest news, plus links to overviews, clinical trials and research related to dietary sodium. Also in Spanish.
Read general information about sodium, including food sources and recommendations for a healthy diet. Also in Spanish.
Offers a how-to guide for reducing sodium.