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Reducing Salt in Food

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When you purchase food with added salt there are ways to reduce the amount you consume. This is a guide about reducing salt in food.
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October 29, 2010

We love pistachios, but many times they have a lot of salt on them. I discovered that by shaking them in a mesh colander, I was able to removed a large quantity of the salt. I also shake pumpkin seeds.

By Alice Mascenik from Westminter, CO

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November 12, 20040 found this helpful

You can reduce the amount of salt in some prepared foods merely by washing them. A team of researchers from Durham University found that rinsing food under tap water for 1 minute can cut its salt level by as much as 80%. The researchers rinsed canned green beans and found a 41% reduction; rinsing tuna fish yielded a 79% reduction, and rinsing cottage cheese, a 56% reduction. A 3-minute rinse cuts salt by even more.

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