How to Reduce Fat, Sodium, & Sugar

by: Lauren Rodriguez

5 tips on how to reduce your intake of sodium

To reduce your intake of sodium you should:


  • stop eating salty snacks, like pretzels and chips
  • avoid cured and packaged meats
  • steer clear from frozen vegetables with sauces
  • eat cooked cereals and salt-less pastas
  • avoid processed breads since they're relatively high in sodium

5 tips on how to reduce your fat intake

To reduce your intake of fat you should:

  • substitute turkey bacon for regular bacon
  • remove fat from meats
  • choose the lean version or meats
  • read labels to avoid foods high in fat
  • limit your intake of butters and creams

5 tips on how to reduce your sugar intake

To reduce your sugar intake of sugar you should:

  • eat fresh fruit rather that sweets
  • drink fruit juice instead of sodas
  • buy unflavored yogurt and just add fruit
  • use spices instead of sugar for flavor
  • read labels