Too much salt can lead to high blood pressure, increasing your risk of heart disease. As a rule of thumb foods containing 0.1g or less of sodium per 100g are fine. Foods containing 0.5g or more of sodium per 100g are not. To cut down the amount of salt your family eats
- Check the labels on processed foods so you can choose those with the least added salt or sodium.
- Don’t add salt to your cooking.
- Don’t put salt on the table.
- Cut down on salty snacks such as crisps and nuts, and heavily salted foods such as bacon, cheese, pickles and smoked fish.
- Choose tinned vegetables and pulses that say ‘no added salt’.
- Cut down on sauces, especially ...