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Top 10 Ways to Maintain Your Weight


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Hold the Salt Shaker
Use fresh herbs rather than salt if you need to add flavor.
Use fresh herbs rather than salt if you need to add flavor.
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Excess sodium intake can lead to high blood pressure (hypertension). More than 50 million Americans — or one in four — have high blood pressure and a third of them don't know it. High blood pressure contributes to the risk of heart and kidney disease and stroke. Use fresh herbs to boost the flavor of the foods you cook — you'll get lots of delicious flavor, without the sodium.


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