7 Ways to Reduce Your Salt Intake and Lower Your Blood Pressure

Since blood pressure rises with age, monitoring your sodium intake increases in importance with every birthday. It’s the “ounce of prevention” that can result in the proverbial “pound of cure.” So here are some tips to help you maintain that sodium-less diet: 

  • Read the Nutrition Facts label.
  • Make your own meals (and limit the salt in recipes and “instant” products).
  • Buy fresh meats, fruits, and vegetables.