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Workplace Toolkit for Sodium Reduction

Most Canadians eat too much sodium every day. Sodium is a part of salt. Eating too much sodium can cause high blood pressure which can lead to increased risk of:

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  • Stroke
  • Heart disease
  • Kidney disease

Help your workplace be more salt savvy!

The following resources can be used to:

  • Increase knowledge and raise awareness about sodium reduction
  • Share ideas and tips on how to eat less salt



  • 3 full colour, 8 ½ X 11 sodium reduction posters to put on bulletin boards in a staff room or in elevators.
Small Steps posters

Ready to use newsletter inserts and snack recipe

  • Copies of 5 different newsletter inserts and a low sodium snack recipe are provided. These can be included in a workplace newsletter, or posted on staff bulletin boards to increase knowledge and awareness about how to eat less salt.
Sodium newsletter inserts

Messages for Emails or Paystubs

  • A list of action oriented messages that can be used individually as email messages or paystub inserts.
Paystub or email messages
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What’s Your Sodium IQ on-line quiz

  • An interactive quiz that can be sent out by email, or used as part of a display or event to help employees see how sodium savvy they are.

What’s in That Dish? Fast Food IQ Quiz

  • An interactive quiz that can be provided to employees in hardcopy, or used as part of a display or event to help employees see how restaurant savvy they are.  One copy of the quiz is provided with the answer key.
Sodium Quiz

For more information call
905-668-7711 OR 1-800-841-2729