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The Salty Six: Six Foods That Load Your Diet With Salt - LiveWell Online Magazine
The Salty Six: Six Foods That Load Your Diet With Salt Excess sodium can affect both your heart and your general appearance. The average American consumes about 3,400 mgs of sodium/day, more than twice the 1,500 mgs recommended by the American Heart Association. Currently, more than 75% of our sodium consumption comes from processed and restaurant foods. Here are six of the top sources for sodium in today’s diet. #Infographic #Salty_Six #Diet #Salt
A heart-healthy diet is generally characterized by a diet that’s high in fruits and vegetables, whole grains, low- and non-fat dairy products, legumes, lean meat and fish at least twice a week, preferably oily fish,” says Dr. Alice Lichtenstein of Tufts University. This type of diet will be low in saturated fat and trans fatty acids.