American Heart Association Eat Less Salt

Author: American Heart Association

Publisher: Crown Publishing Group (2013-03-05)

978-0-307-88805-1

American Heart Association Eat Less Salt ebook cover

This all-new health guide from the American Heart Association, the most trusted source on cardiovascular health, makes living a low-sodium lifestyle more achievable than ever before.

Given the association's recommendation that Americans should reduce their daily sodium intake by half to 1,500 milligrams, going low-sodium can seem daunting at best, but this user-friendly book makes it both possible and practical. With up-to-date health information, real-life strategies, and 60 low-sodium recipes for popular high-sodium foods, American Heart Association Eat Less Salt provides a complete toolkit for adopting a low-sodium lifestyle one step at a time.

Everyone can benefit from eating less salt: Millions of Americans (including 97 percent of children) consume far more sodium than they need, averaging about 3,400 milligrams of sodium a day, or seven times what the body needs to function. Current statistics say that nine out of ten Americans will develop...