Harvard Heart Letter

Salt substitutes: Another way to trim your sodium intake

Salt-laden restaurant fare and processed foods are the biggest dietary sources of sodium, which can raise blood pressure. Eating home-cooked food is the best way to cut back on sodium. In the kitchen, swapping regular salt for sodium-free or lower-sodium alternatives also helps. One option is to use a potassium chloride salt, but many people prefer herb and spice blends. 
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