The Institute of Medicine's newly released
report, Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake in the United
States, focuses on big-picture strategies for reining in
America's salt habit. Although the report's recommendations
represent an essential step forward, there are many things that
individuals, chefs, and organizations can do right now to reduce
sodium. Many of these guidelines offer a "stealth health"
approach to sodium reduction — ways that sodium can be reduced
with no change or minimal change to consumer food experiences or
choices. Others suggest ways to rebalance and re-imagine food
choices as well as introduce new foods that can easily translate
into satisfying meals.
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