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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Employee Wellness @ Work

Cookbook - Food Tips

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/wellness/cookbook/foodtips/spices/

Spicespepper shaker

  • Prepared seasonings can have high salt content and increase your risk for high blood pressure. Replace salt with herbs and spices or some of the salt-free seasoning mixes. Use lemon juice, citrus zest or hot chilies to add flavor.
  • Use herbs, vinegar, tomatoes, onions and or fat-free or low-fat sauces or salad dressings for better health, especially if you have high blood pressure or high cholesterol.

Information from Consumer Reports, American Heart Association and Target Wellness Center recipe book.