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
Use a measuring spoon when adding salt to a recipe. Start with 1/8 teaspoon and add more if you find you need it after tasting. Consider switching to kosher salt—it has less sodium per teaspoon than regular salt.