May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month—a great time to learn about the risks associated with high sodium, and ways to reduce salt in our diet.
Though some cooks fear their culinary creations will taste bland without added salt, you might be surprised at how little you miss it if you substitute other seasonings. And did you know that many spices have health benefits of their own? A spice rack’s worth of herbs and seasonings are hidden in this puzzle. Give your brain a workout and find all 25 of them !
If you need a little help, click here for the puzzle solution.
The American Heart Association recently reported that teaching patients to flavor their foods with spices and herbs is one of the most effective ways to lower salt consumption. Visit their website to find information and recipes to help meet sodium reduction goals. (http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/NutritionCenter/HealthyEating/Sodium-Salt-or-Sodium-Chloride_UCM_303290_Article.jsp)
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