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What is the recommended daily intake of salt?
For adults, it is 6g daily
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What is the current daily intake of salt by adults?
9g daily
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What can too much salt lead to?
It can lead to high blood pressure and an increased risk of strokes
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Give some examples of foods high in salt
Ready meals, bacon, tinned soup, cheese, mustard, etc.
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Over the next five cards, give five ways to reduce salt in our diet
1. Buy tinned vegetables in water instead of brine
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Second way
2. Buy reduced salt food (e.g. bacon with 25% less salt)
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Third way
3. Use other flavourings in food (e.g. ginger, herbs, spices, chilli, etc.)
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Fourth way
4. Don't add salt into food until you have tasted it
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Fifth Way
5. Eat less ready meals and fast food
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What is the salt content in a product that is low in salt?
It has 0.3g or less of salt in 100g
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What is the salt content in a product that is high in salt?
It has 1.5g or more of salt per 100g
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What is the current daily intake of salt by adults?

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9g daily

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What can too much salt lead to?

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Card 4

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Give some examples of foods high in salt

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Card 5

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Over the next five cards, give five ways to reduce salt in our diet

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