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Ask Tufts Experts February 2011 Issue

Q: If I am trying to reduce the amount of sodium in a product, such as canned beans, how much sodium can be eliminated by putting the beans in a mesh strainer and rinsing under running water?

Answer : A Our recipe editor, Patsy Jamieson, has looked into this topic, consulting a food scientist at Bush Brothers Beans. He told her that the company had sent samples to an independent lab...

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