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Change Your Salty Ways

Diets high in sodium are linked to high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke.  And nine out of ten Americans are consuming too much sodium.  Learn from Austin Hy-Vee Dietitian, Jen Haugen, on ways to change your salty ways to lower your risk.
 
Where is your sodium coming from?
 
Change your salty ways:
 
Reduced-Sodium Vegetable Flatbread Pizza
 
Serves 5.
 
1 (6.5 ounce) pizza crust mix
½ cup pizza sauce
1 cup reduced-fat shredded mozzarella cheese
1-1/2 cups chopped spinach
¼ cup chopped basil leaves
1 cup sliced cherry tomatoes
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1 clove garlic, minced
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Prepare pizza crust according to directions for THIN crust.
  3. Spread sauce over dough and top with cheese, spinach, basil, tomatoes, mushrooms and garlic.
  4. Bake for 12-17 minutes or until the crust is golden brown.
 
For more information on sodium and low-sodium recipes: 
 
Hy-Vee www.hy-vee.com
 
American Heart Association www.heart.org
 
 
Jen Haugen represents Hy-Vee as a nutrition expert promoting healthy eating throughout the community.  Jen is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the leading nutrition professional organization in the country.