According to the American Heart Association, hypertension is a major independent risk factor for the development of CAD, stroke, and renal failure.
By offering an approved low sodium option of your products, you allow for consumers to make a choice that could improve their health.
Get Involved with ALSOTM and help reduce the effects of this epidemic by offering an Approved Low Sodium Option (ALSO) of your food products.
ALSOTM is a voice for people that suffer from hypertension and that are at increased risk of hypertension.
Hypertension has been reported to occur in 85% to 95% of patients with Chronic Kidney Disease.
This total includes the cost of health care services, medications to treat high blood pressure, and missed work-days.
Did You Know?
America's Favorite Side Dish
This brand of store bought Mac & Cheese has 640mg of sodium/serving (62g)
This popular, low carb frozen dinner has 920mg of sodium/serving.
Whole Grain Option
Whole Wheat Waffles Mix has 620mg of sodium in (3) 4″ waffles.