High Blood Pressure

Frequently Asked Questions

17. What will the food label tell me about the amount of salt, or sodium, in that product?

Look for foods and seasonings that are labeled as low-salt or "no added salt." Look for the sodium content in milligrams and the Percent Daily Value. Aim for foods that are less than 5 percent of the Daily Value of sodium. Foods with 20 percent or more Daily Value of sodium are considered high.