Patient and Family Resources
Healthy Eating With Less Sodium Video Series
Sodium at the Store (4:08)
Seattle Children’s dietitian Kirsten Thompson explains what sodium is and how to find how much sodium is in a food item. She shows sodium levels in common foods and offers tips for lower-sodium alternatives. Try the recipes featured in these videos.
Dining Out Low-Sodium Style (2:06)
You don’t have to give up eating out when you are watching your child’s sodium intake. Seattle Children’s dietitian Kirsten Thompson provides tips on what types of foods and preparation methods to choose when dining out.
Balanced Meals and Healthy Snacks (2:21)
Seattle Children’s dietitian Kirsten Thompson describes the components of balanced meals and why they are important to your child’s health, and provides examples of tasty, easy-to-make snacks. Try the recipes featured in these videos.