By making the Sunkist S’alternative® choice, you’re choosing an all-natural way to flavor food, boost potassium intake and cut down on sodium using Sunkist® lemons as an alternative!
The results are in: Using Sunkist lemons instead of salt to flavor your next meal is an all-natural way to cut sodium by as much as 75 percent in a variety of recipes without compromising flavor.
Learn more about the many exciting results from our S’alternative research conducted by master chefs at Johnson & Wales University.
Try it for yourself: We squeezed all of the helpful results from our research into one, easy-to-follow guide to show anyone how to use lemon to flavor a variety of recipes.
Download it and share with friends so that they, too, can #TabletheSalt with Sunkist lemons!
The 2010 Dietary Guidelines recommend that Americans consume less than:
- 2,300 mg of sodium per day for adults in good health
- 1,500 mg of sodium per day for children or adults who are 51 and older or have hypertension, diabetes or chronic kidney disease
Pass the Lemons
Did you know that excessive sodium intake has been linked to health problems such as high blood pressure, cancer and osteoporosis? According to a 2010 study by Bibbins-Domingo, if every American reduced his or her daily sodium intake by 400 milligrams, 32,000 heart attacks, 20,000 strokes and 28,000 deaths could be prevented each year.
View Sodium Facts to learn more about the dangers of sodium and to find out how using freshly squeezed Sunkist lemon juice as an alternative to salt can help cut sodium from your diet, boost potassium intake and promote good health!