This revised and expanded third edition of the American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook is an indispensable resource for sodium-watchers. The statistics are in—65 million Americans have high blood pressure, and nearly 5 million suffer from congestive heart failure. Whether you have these health problems now or want to avoid having them in the future, keeping your sodium intake low is one of the best ways to help your heart. The human body requires sodium to function properly, but if you are like most other Americans, you consume about ten times more than you need. If that’s because you think low-sodium food means low flavor, think again! The American Heart Association shows here that a low-salt diet is not only good for you but delicious, too. Encompassing everything from appetizers and soups to entrées and desserts, the American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook, 3rd Edition, is a wonderful collection of more than 200 scrumptious low-sodium recipes—50 of them brand-new to this edition. Whether you’re in the mood for a beloved classic dish or an up-to-the-minute future favorite, you’ll find just the thing to please your palate—and you’ll learn that shaking the salt habit is easier than ever before. The American Heart Association knows that food is one of life’s great pleasures and that no one should have to sacrifice tasty meals for a healthful lifestyle. This new edition of one of its classic cookbooks is the perfect guide to making flavorful, satisfying low-sodium food. With the latest dietary information and tips on substituting ingredients, avoiding hidden sodium, and dining out, the American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook, 3rd Edition, will help you follow a low-sodium diet—and thoroughly enjoy it. More than 200 low-sodium recipes, including: Appetizers such as Hot and Smoky Chipotle-Garlic Dip; Spinach-Artichoke Hummus Soups such as Onion Soup with Cheesy Pita Crisps; Corn and Green Chile Soup Meats such as Caribbean Jerk Pork; Sirloin with Red Wine and Mushroom Sauce Seafood such as Cajun Snapper; Halibut with Cilantro Pesto Vegetarian Entrées such as Fettuccine Alfredo; Cheese-Topped Stuffed Eggplant Salads such as Balsamic-Marinated Vegetables; Tomato-Artichoke Toss Poultry such as Tarragon Turkey Medallions; Cumin-Lime Chicken Breads and Breakfast Dishes such as Rosemary Rye Bread; Oatmeal-Banana Waffles with Strawberry Sauce Desserts such as Denver Chocolate Pudding Cake; Lemon Cream with Raspberries and Gingersnap Topping Side Dishes such as Scalloped Potatoes; Parmesan-Lemon Spinach The American Heart Association is the nation’s most trusted authority on cardiovascular health. Its bestselling library of books includes: •American Heart Association No-Fad Diet •The New American Heart Association Cookbook, 7th Edition •American Heart Association Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook, 3rd Edition •American Heart Association Low-Calorie Cookbook •American Heart Association Quick & Easy Cookbook •American Heart Association Meals in Minutes Cookbook •American Heart Association One-Dish Meals From the Hardcover edition.