Change Your Salty Ways in Just 21 Days!

Change Your Salty Ways in Just 21 Days!

Kick off 2016 by adopting a new habit.

In just 21 days, you can:
  • Transform your taste buds
  • Find (and enjoy) foods with more moderate levels of sodium
  • Reduce bloating

Over the next three weeks, the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association will help you curb your salt habit. By choosing wisely, reading nutrition labels, watching your portions, you can start the New Year with better eating habits. For example, learning to read and understand food labels can help you make healthier choices. We also encourage you to look for the Heart-Check mark to find products that can help you make smarter choices about the foods you eat.

Salty Six

Over the next three weeks, focus on getting to know the salty six—common foods that may be loaded with excess sodium.

During week 1, our focus will be on breads & rolls, cold cuts & cured meats. We’ll talk about how to look for lower sodium items and track (and log) how much sodium you are eating.

For week 2, we’ll take a closer look at pizza and poultry. We’ll give you tips and tricks about how to make and order pizza with more moderate levels of sodium. And, we’ll talk about strategies to enjoy poultry will less salt.

In week 3 of the challenge, we’ll explore soup and sandwiches. With facts, strategies, and tips, we’ll help you choose soups and build sandwiches with more moderate levels and sodium.

Are you excited? To get an overview of the challenge, check out our infographic and get ready for a healthier 21 days!