Don’t assume that foods that have the red heart-check mark from the American Heart Association (AHA) are low in sodium. The check-mark indicates that a food meets certain criteria for fat, cholesterol, and other nutrients important for heart health.
If your blood pressure is fine, is there still reason to be concerned about salt? For most of us, salt has little or no effect on blood pressure. But a high-sodium diet can adversely affect your bones, kidneys and more.