Most South Africans are getting too much sodium from the foods they eat. If you are not already aware, the sodium found in salt (sodium chloride) plays a role in hypertension or high blood pressure. The current dietary guidelines suggest that adults and children 14 years and older need to have less than 2300 milligrams of sodium a day. Adults with hypertension need to reduce it further to 1500 milligrams a day as it may help to lower blood pressure.
Summer time means there are peaches around so we need to take advantage of what’s in season. Here’s a recipe for a super easy smoothie that can be used as an easy breakfast or a high protein and energy snack option.