Shopping for Health: Sodium
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Dahl, Wendy, and Lauren Foster. 2010. “Shopping for Health: Sodium: FSHN10-06/FS154, 7/2010”. EDIS 2010 (5). Gainesville, FL.


FSHN10-06, a 4-page illustrated fact sheet by Wendy J. Dahl and Lauren Foster, provides information about sodium and offers tips on lowering sodium for a healthy diet. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, July 2010.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Agriculture. Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2005. 6th Edition, Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, January 2005.

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. 2008. Sodium: Are you getting too much? Retrieved December 16, 2009 from

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2004. Appendix A: Definitions of Nutrient Content Claims. In Guidance for industry: A food labeling guide (Appendix A). Retrieved December 14, 2009 from

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2009. National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 22. Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page,