Reduce Sodium Intake


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Make the S'Alternative® Choice

According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines, a healthy, American adult should aim for less than 2,300 mg of sodium per day. The reality is, the average American consumes more than 3,400 mg of sodium per day*. Sodium is essential for health, but in excess, it has been linked to high blood pressure, cancer and osteoporosis.

By making the Sunkist S'alternative® choice, you're choosing to lower your sodium intake by using Sunkist® lemons as an alternative to salt! A fresh squeeze of a Sunkist lemon is a fast, easy and delicious way to enhance the natural flavor of food and boost your potassium intake while cutting your sodium intake, all with around 15 calories per lemon! Learn more about nature's alternative to salt by downloading the S'alternative brochure. You can also visit to get the facts on sodium, learn helpful tips to reduce sodium intake and discover healthy S'alternative (low sodium) recipes made with fresh-squeezed Sunkist lemons!

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*According to the 2005-2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)