Eat Your Best
Less Salt. More Plants.
In 2018, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched the “Eat Your Best” Initiative, which promotes and implements plant-based cooking in workplaces and other food settings to reduce sodium in prepared foods.
Click here for information on how you can reduce your sodium intake.
Click to download free resources for your organization:
For a copy of our digital cookbook, email EatYourBest@ph.lacounty.gov.
To download individual recipes, go to choosehealthla.com/eat/salt/.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Sodium Reduction in Communities Program https://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/programs/sodium_reduction.htm
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Journal Articles https://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/pubs/journal_articles.htm
Mugavero, KL, Gunn JP, Dunet DO, Bowman BA, Sodium Reduction: an important public health strategy for heart health https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4450095/
Wickramasekaran, RN, Gase LN, Green G, Wood W, Kuo T Consumer Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors of Sodium Intake and Reduction Strategies in Los Angeles County: Results of an Internet Panel Survey (2014-2015) http://www.cjhp.org/volume14Issue2_2016/documents/35-44_Kuo_CJHP2016_Issue2.pdf