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Health Tip: Eat Less Salt

Last Updated: December 19, 2017.

(HealthDay News) -- Eating less salt could help you avoid heart disease or stroke.

The U.S. Office on Women's Health suggests how to cut the amount of salt in your diet:

  • Eat fewer processed foods.
  • Check the sodium content on the product's nutrition facts label. Avoid foods with lots of salt.
  • Season your food with herbs and spices, instead of salt.
  • Get used to eating less salty foods.

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