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Tips for teachers October 14, 2021

Less salt is the way to health

True or false? [True.] salt is at the root of many diet-related diseases, including hypertension, heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure.

Where does most of the salt eaten by Americans come from? [Most comes from processed and packaged foods.]

One study said that reducing salt intake every day by one sixth of a teaspoon would mean how many fewer strokes and heart attacks? [A million fewer strokes and heart attacks a year.]

The recommended amount of salt to consume per day is 2,300 milligrams. most Americans consume as much as this amount daily. [One-third more.]

Making the food industry and consumers use less salt doesn’t work very well. [You can look at food labels to see how much salt there is in the foods you buy.]

Which famous food companies have lowered the salt in some of their products? [Campbells, Nabisco, and General Mills.]

Experts say you shouldn’t try to get rid of all the salt at once. Instead, what? [Consume less of it.]

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