Q. When buying a salad dressing, pasta sauce, or any other product, is it better to choose the version labelled “low sodium” or the one that says it is low sugar?

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A. Hannah Cai, a dietetic intern at the Frances Stern Nutrition Center, answers. “It is important to limit sodium and added sugar intake for health. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends limiting daily sodium intake to 2,300 milligrams (mg) and added sugar intake to less than 10 percent of total calories (approximately 50 grams of […]
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