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Eating Habits and Nutrition

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

A Answers (2)

  • A Ms. Vandana R. Sheth, Nutrition & Dietetics, answered on behalf of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
    Fresh or dried herbs, spices and citrus juices can be used while cooking to flavor food without salt.
  • A Emilia Klapp, Nutrition & Dietetics, answered
    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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