You may help cut down on your salt (sodium) intake by using a salt
substitute. To make your own salt substitute, mix the following ingredients
together and put them in a shaker:
(2.5 g) cayenne
0.5 tsp (2.5 g) garlic powder
1 tsp (5 g) each:
Talk to your doctor before trying a salt substitute or lite salt. Most salt substitutes and lite salts are high in potassium. Too much potassium can cause problems.
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