Sodium

About sodium, how to lower your intake and a tool for learning how much sodium is in the foods you eat.

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Sodium: the basics

About sodium, how much is recommended, top food sources and a quiz to test your sodium knowledge.

Reducing sodium at the grocery store

Read food labels, choose lower-sodium foods and limit high-sodium foods.

Reducing sodium at home

Limit the sodium in your food by cooking meals at home and using herbs and spices instead of salt.

Reducing sodium when eating out

How to reduce sodium when eating out, including choosing healthier menu items.

Sodium detector

Use the Sodium Interactive Tool to find out how much sodium is in your food.

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