Your daily food choices affect your health. Use these ideas as a way to start. Choose a change you can make today to become healthier. Eating healthy food and maintaining a healthy weight is important for overall health. It can help with many health problems, like heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes.
Eat More of These Foods Eat Less of These Foods
Eat More of These Foods
Eat Less of These Foods
Eating too much salt is linked to high blood pressure, which can make stroke, heart disease, and kidney disease more likely. Everyone should limit salt (or sodium) to less than 2,300 mg a day. If you are age 51 or older, or if you are black, or have high blood pressure, diabetes or kidney disease, you should limit salt to 1,500 mg per day.
Ways to reduce salt
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