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Reducing Sodium in Kid’s Diets

posted Oct 20, 2014, 7:58 AM by   [ updated Oct 20, 2014, 7:58 AM ]
About 9 in 10 US children eat more sodium than recommended. A high sodium diet can lead to high blood pressure. About 1 in 6 children ages 8-17 years has raised blood pressure. Read about Reducing Sodium in Children’s Diets to learn how you can reduce your child's sodium intake. This page also provides a series of interesting infographics (larger versions and the text) about sodium and a section about what the federal government, schools, parents, and restaurants can do to help reduce sodium.