SODIUM IN FOOD: SHAKING OUT CHANGES

SALT HAS BECOME A CONSTANT in the American diet. It's in just about every prepared food item in today's supermarket; from frozen dinners to canned soup, salt is the food industry's preservative and flavor enhancer of choice. Over the years, a number of consumer groups have raised alarm over Nutrition Facts panels that reflected sodium levels creeping up into the thousands of milligrams. Right now,

SALT HAS BECOME A CONSTANT in the American diet. It's in just about every prepared food item in today's supermarket; from frozen dinners to canned soup, salt is the food industry's preservative and flavor enhancer of choice.

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