Controlling Sodium Intake

Controlling Sodium Intake

Hi Friends of SlimGourmet! Sodium is important minerals for the body. One of its functions is to maintain normal sodium levels in the blood. However, excessive sodium consumption has a negative effect on the body. That can increase the risk of hypertension, heart attacks, strokes, and kidney function disorders. Then how to control sodium intake so that the consumption is not excessive?

According to WHO, consumption of sodium for adults should not exceed 2,400 mg/day or equivalent to 1 teaspoon of salt per day. You should reduce the consumption of foods that contain high sodium. Such as table salt, baking soda, baking powder, MSG, tomato sauce and soy sauce, cheese, fast food, snacks, meatballs, smoked meat, sausages, corned beef, ardines, and other processed and preserved foods. Some ways to reduce sodium is to eat more fresh food than processed foods. Because fresh foods such as vegetable and animal sources contain natural sodium. More add spices or other spices such as pepper and sugar so that the amount of salt in foods can be reduced. Rinse canned food before cooking to reduce sodium levels.

SlimGourmet Premium Catering always serves healthy food with taste that is maintained from fresh food, does not use preservatives, and multiplies other spices or herbs so that the amount of sodium contained in the cuisine can be reduced.

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