What can I use instead of salt for flavor when I cook?

Vandana  R. Sheth
Nutrition & Dietetics
Fresh or dried herbs, spices and citrus juices can be used while cooking to flavor food without salt.
Emilia Klapp
Nutrition & Dietetics
Stay away from salt substitutes, which are high in potassium. Instead, use herbs, spices, garlic, lemon, lime, and vinegar. Extra-virgin olive oil and lemon or vinegar makes a flavorful vinaigrette for salads.

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