Welcome to the OxSalt website. This site is designed to help you to reduce the amount of salt you eat.
There is lots of information and tools to help you reduce the amount of salt in your diet.
The key steps are
- understand why we need to reduce our salt intake
- know how much salt you eat
- understand food labels
- know how to make healthier choices
There are lots of useful links that will help guide you in reducing your salt intake and you might want to have a look at some of them here.
As a start, why not watch the NHS ‘Say No to Salt’ video.
Salt was introduced into our diet to preserve food before refrigerators and freezers were available. However, it is not good for our health and there is real benefit from lowering the salt content of the food we eat.
This site is designed to involve you, so do please add comments or post your views, thoughts, tips or even recipes by using the ‘Reply’ box below.