If you're trying to reduce your salt consumption to control your blood pressure, you'll have to do more than just keep the saltshaker off the table.
Controlling blood pressure
Examples of high salt foods
The result can be higher blood pressure in people with hypertension.
For example, canned soup can have nearly 1,000 milligrams of salt in a one-cup serving. Dietary guidelines say you shouldn't consume more than 2,400 milligrams of salt a day.