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Sodium: The Basics of Dietary Education

Event Type
Health/Fitness
Sponsor
Illinois Extension- Health
Date
Aug 16, 2023   12:00 pm  
Speaker
Kaitlyn Pawelczyk
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12
Originating Calendar
Wellness Community Calendar

Sodium is an important mineral that helps our bodies function smoothly – yet too much sodium can lead to high blood pressure and increase the risk of heart disease and stroke. Today most sodium in U.S. diets comes from salt in ultra-processed foods. Take steps toward better health by learning how much sodium our body needs, its role in our bodies, and how to better manage sodium intake by identifying common food sources.  

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