To cut down on salt

Appears in

The New Vegetarian

The New Vegetarian

By Colin Spencer

Published 1986

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  • Add less salt than the amount stated in recipes. (Start by cutting in half.) Preferably, leave it out altogether.
  • Don’t add salt at the table.
  • Eat high-potassium foods as potassium seems to counteract the effect of sodium. Good sources of potassium are: fresh fruit and vegetables, fruit juice and dried fruit, particularly prunes.
  • Try one of the substitutes shown here whenever possible.