Most Americans eat 4,000 to 6,000mg of sodium a day. That's two to three times more than they should. Here's how to get the flavor benefits of salt without going overboard.
By Regina Ragone
Bring out the natural sweetness in vegetable dishes by roasting or grilling them. For more intensity, finish with a flavored oil. Condiments like ketchup, mustard, barbecue sauce, and dips are sodium minefields, so use sparingly and experiment with spices and a variety of salt-free seasoning blends by Mrs. Dash or McCormick.