Weatherford Democrat

Top News

October 6, 2013

EXTENSION NEWS: Reduce salt to improve health

(Continued)

• Go unsalted. Choose snacks, nuts and seeds that are low sodium or have no salt. For an even better snack have some raw vegetables with low-fat ranch or onion dip with low fat yogurt or sour cream.

• Educate yourself on condiments and their sodium content. Many condiments are high in sodium and can add to your sodium intake. Choose sodium reduced or no-salt ketchup, salad dressings, seasoning packets, and soy sauce. Make your own salad dressings by using oil and vinegar and adding some herbs.

• Speak up at restaurants. Ask for your meals to be prepared without salt and request that sauces and salad dressing be served on the side.

Text Only
Top News
Must Read
Top News
House Ads
AP Video
US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating
Poll

The City of Weatherford is considering an ordinance that would ban smoking inside restaurants and enclosed areas where food is prepared, sold or consumed. Do you agree with this proposal?

Yes
No
Undecided
Don't care
     View Results