5 Low-sodium Cheeses


For a low-salt, extra-mild and soft cheese, try mozzarella. The whole-milk variety is lower in sodium -- with 105 milligrams -- than the part-skim type (150 milligrams). You'll find the former more often in "house-made" form at restaurants, and the latter more often in supermarkets.

Try a Caprese salad made of mozzarella, tomatoes, basil and a low-sodium vinaigrette. It's a great lunch or light dinner.

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