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Keeping Sodium Low When You're Eating on the Go

RESOURCES

American Heart Association http://www.heart.org

National Restaurant Association http://www.restaurant.org

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Dietitians of Canada http://www.dietitians.ca

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada http://www.heartandstroke.com

References

Dietary Reference Intakes: Water, potassium, sodium, chloride, and sulfate. National Institutes of Medicine website. Available at: http://www.iom.edu/CMS/3788/3969/18495.aspx. Published February 11, 2004. Accessed January 17, 2014.

Heart-check mark nutritional guidelines. American Heart Association website. website. Available at: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/NutritionCenter/HeartSmartShopping/Heart-Check-Mark-Nutritional-Guidelines%5FUCM%5F300914%5FArticle.jsp#.T4g9RFFSTng. Updated November 12, 2013. Accessed January 17, 2014.

Reading food nutrition labels. American Heart Association website. website. Available at: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/NutritionCenter/HeartSmartShopping/Reading-Food-Nutrition-Labels%5FUCM%5F300132%5FArticle.jsp#.T4g8uFFSTng. Updated January 13, 2014. Accessed January 17, 2014.

Sodium: the facts. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/salt/pdfs/Sodium%5FFact%5FSheet.pdf. Updated February 2013. Accessed January 17, 2014.

Sodium fact sheet. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/data%5Fstatistics/fact%5Fsheets/fs%5Fsodium.htm. Updated July 26, 2013. Accessed January 17, 2014.

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