Cook with herbs and spices to keep sodium levels in check.
Got NaCl? From canned veggies to condiments, many flavor-makers are loaded with sodium. Keep it under control by buying low-sodium versions of sauces and dressings, cooking with flavorful spices, and using plenty of fresh herbs.
A sprinkle of cayenne pepper can boost metabolism and suppress appetite.
For healthier cakes and breads, sub in apple sauce, prunes, or avocado for butter.