Over the last century sodium and salt intake has dramatically increased due to the mass introduction of processed foods. Biologist John Kearney says “Along with an increased consumption of modern processed foods from developed countries, developing countries are also creating processed versions of traditional dishes.” Although some sodium is a required according to dietary guidelines, many people are concerned with their high blood pressure. Our low sodium meal plans are always fresh and healthy.
Are Meals Still Tasty?
Let’s make this clear, low sodium does not mean low taste. When you let our professional chefs meal prep you can be sure the ingredients, spices, herbs, and sauces create incredible heart healthy flavors that don’t need to be supported by a high amount of added salt.
Benefits to Eating Low Sodium
According to the heart.org “Diet plays a critical role in blood pressure. We know this from studies conducted more than 20 years ago, and it is true today. While there are several aspects of diet that influence blood pressure, sodium has a major role.” When considering a specialty diet we always recommend talking it over with a health professional.
According to synergyhomecare.com sticking to a low sodium diet plan can also:
- Lower Blood Pressure
- Lower Heart Disease Risk
- Lower Stroke Risk
- Lower Kidney Disease Risk
- Better Hydration