Tips to reduce sodium intake

Sodium (Salt)

Excessive sodium intake may increase the risk of hypertension, stroke and cardiovascular disease. It also induces excessive thirst which may lead to excessive fluid intake unconsciously.

High sodium food source:

salted-snacks

Salted snacks

soup-and-gravy

Soup and gravy

canned-food

Canned foods

preserved-and-processed-food

Preserved and processed foods

sauce-seasoning-stockcube

Stock cube, seasonings and sauces

Tips on cutting down sodium intake when dining out:

Char kway teow

Kway teow soup

Char siew rice with gravy

White rice with char siew


Dry fishball noodles

Fishball glass noodles soup

Laksa

Sliced fish beehoon soup


Mee Siam

Beehoon soup

Mee Rebus

Macaroni soup

Pictures courtesy of Health Promotion Board (HPB), Singapore.

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