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What salt content should I look out for when buying foods for my toddler?

It’s best to choose foods that have ‘no added salt’. This is usually stated on the packaging. Too much salt can give your toddler a preference for salty foods in the long term and can also have a negative effect on their blood pressure as an adult.
 
If the food does contain salt, however, make sure that it is low in salt by checking the nutritional information.
 
If a food is low in salt it will have:
  • ≤ 0.3g salt per 100g/100ml
  • ≤ 0.12g sodium per 100g/100ml
 

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