August 29th is More Herbs, Less Salt Day
Janet Hackert, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist, Harrison County, University of Missouri Extension
The dietary guidelines recommend that Americans use less sodium — 1,500 mg a day for children and the majority of adults. Using herbs instead of salt can help us achieve the lower sodium recommendations.
Many herbs can be grown in a small quantity in a pot, or for more production, in a garden. Some herbs can even be grown indoors, given plenty of sunlight and well-drained soil…
For information on harvesting and preserving herbs, see the full article athttp://missourifamilies.org/features/nutritionarticles/nut441.htm
To learn about preparing and cooking with herbs, see “Using herbs” athttp://missourifamilies.org/