Health Advice



Lowering Your Sodium Intake

Charlyn Fargo on

1 Gala apple, cored and thinly sliced

2 stalks celery, thinly sliced

1 cup small red seedless grapes, halved

1/2 cup walnuts, toasted and roughly chopped

In a large bowl, whisk together vinegar, honey, salt, sour cream, mayonnaise, whole-grain mustard and pepper. Separate the leaves on the Boston lettuce and toss with half of the dressing to coat, then toss with the parsley. Divide among bowls along with the chicken, apple, celery and grapes. Drizzle with remaining dressing and sprinkle with the walnuts. Serves 4.


Per serving: 345 calories; 26 grams protein; 20 grams carbohydrate; 15 grams fat (3.5 grams saturated); 4 grams fiber; 614 milligrams sodium.


Charlyn Fargo is a registered dietitian with SIU Med School in Springfield, Illinois. For comments or questions, contact her at or follow her on Twitter @NutritionRD. To find out more about Charlyn Fargo and read features by other Creators writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators website at



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