Tips for Reducing Sodium without Reducing Flavor

Many older adults depend on prepared meals such as those provided by senior nutrition programs. Meals provided by nutrition service providers make significant contributions (40% of daily calorie intake and up to 47% of daily nutrient intake) to the diets of older adults (Malbi, et al., 2017). Recent findings from the Older Americans Act Nutrition Title III-C Nutrition Service Program Evaluation revealed that sodium intakes were high for older adults who participated in congregate or home-delivered meals programs.

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