How To Fight Sodium Overconsumption


“ …Food companies with any companies that sell goods, their main goal is to make profit, sell a lot of products and make profit. And U.S. population is one of those populations that do not forgo the taste for health, right? So the taste is a very important aspect of food that we eat, and we love salt and sweet. So that is an issue.”

Dr. Lee talks about the importance of watching your sodium intake and discusses the ways that processed food can be changed to include less of it. 

Soo-Yeun Lee (Soo) is a Professor in the department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois.  Her research focuses on utilizing innovative sensory methods to develop healthful new product alternatives so as to promote lifelong healthful eating habits.

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