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Fall 2018 Fall 2018 your intake means means much more than using
the salt shaker less it it it means means monitoring all sodium intake in in in in whatever form it it it may come! Studies indicate that three-quarters of salt consumption comes from eating processed food food or or dining out This report was based on on on food food surveys that included 7 7 227 Americans of which more more than 2 2 2 2 2 500 were children and teens in 2007-2008 Furthermore the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also found that 44% of salt intake in in the the United States can be accounted for by the the the consumption of of ten popular foods which are the the following:
10 POPULAR FOODS = 44% OF SALT
INTAKE
Bread and rolls 7 4% Cold cuts/cured meats 5 1% Pizza 4 4 9% Poultry (fresh & processed) 4 4 4 5% Soups 4 4 4 3% Sandwiches (cheeseburgers) 4 4 0% Cheese 3 8% Pasta Dishes
with different herbs in in in place of salt when when cooking For example when when preparing savory foods try using
cayenne or or or or white pepper A mixture of garlic lemon zest or or or juice thyme paprika and onion works wonderfully with with chicken Fresh chopped basil is is terrific with with tomatoes and olive oil! The goal is is is to to to add enough flavor so that your food is is savory and and tasty without the salt!
If you’re not sure where to start there are are plenty of prepared salt replacement mixes you you can purchase at your local grocery store You’ll be happier healthier and gain a a a a a a a a a a a whole new way of of enjoying the the flavors of of food with- out the salt!
n n n BY PETER N N N NIELSEN
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AT WWW PETERSPRINCIPLES COM OPERATING PARTNER AT AT CLEAN PLANET FOODS PETER@PETERSPRINCIPLES COM (spaghetti & meat sauce) 3 3 3% Meat Dishes
One of the best ways to to to reduce sodium (meatloaf with tomato sauce) 3 2% consumption can be be done by experimenting
Snacks
(chips pretzels popcorn & puffs) 3 1% NGA NATURALmag NGA NATURALmag 53






















































































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