American Heart Association Eat Less Salt

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Harmony | Mar 05, 2013 | 272 Pages | ISBN 9780307888051

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    Harmony | Mar 05, 2013 | 272 Pages | 6-1/8 x 9-1/4 | ISBN 9780307888044

  • Ebook$10.99

    Harmony | Mar 05, 2013 | 272 Pages | ISBN 9780307888051

Praise

“For 60 recipe ideas and a wealth of information about sodium and health, see the new book Eat Less Salt by the American Heart Association.” –Jane E. Brody, NYTimes.com

“To help you reduce the amount of sodium you consume from processed foods, the AHA has published a new book, Eat Less Salt, with plenty of tips and tricks.” -BostonGlobe.com

“Check out the AHA’s Eat Less Salt book if you really want to get serious about [cutting your sodium intake].” –Huffington Post

Table Of Contents

Preface 8

PART I
SODIUM AND YOUR HEART HEALTH 10
chapter 1: Sodium, Salt, and Our Food Supply 12
chapter 2: Sodium, High Blood Pressure, and Heart Disease 21

PART II
STRATEGIES FOR A LOWER-SODIUM LIFESTYLE 28
chapter 3: Educate Yourself 30
chapter 4: Start with Small Changes 46
chapter 5: Target High-Sodium Foods at Home 60
chapter 6: Identify High-Sodium Foods When Eating Out 80
chapter 7: Stay Focused on Eating Well 89
chapter 8: Plan Ahead with Lower-Sodium Menus 100
chapter 9: Low Sodium for Life 118

PART III
SODIUM SENSE BY FOOD TYPE—WITH RECIPES 128
Breads and Grains 131
Meats 144
Poultry 153
Seafood 165
Soups and Broths 174
Cheese and Other Dairy Products 185
Snacks 193
Sauces, Gravies, Condiments, and Seasonings 206
Salads and Salad Dressings 216
Vegetables and Fruits 227
Breakfast Foods 234
Beverages 242
Desserts and Baking Products 244

PART IV
LOW-SODIUM LIFESTYLE TOOLKIT 253
Daily Sodium Tracker 254
Daily Menu Planner 255
Sodium-Savvy Substitutions 256
Product Comparison Tracker 259
Sodium-Smart Staples 260
Food Groups and Suggested Servings 262
Sodium-Free Flavoring Suggestions 264
Warning Signs of Heart Attack and Stroke 265

Index 266

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