LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Are you jeans feeling tight? Your face a little puffy? You may be consuming too much sodium.
The average American adult eats more than 3,400 milligrams of sodium every day - more than double the American Heart Association's recommended limit of 1,500 milligrams.
Alexis Sims with the American Heart Association has tips to change your salty ways.
Change your salty ways in 21 days
Week 1 - Choose lower sodium breads and cold cuts; track your sodium intake
Week 2 - If you eat pizza use less cheese, add veggies to your meals, use fresh poultry
Week 3 - Check soup labels and choose lower sodium options; use lower sodium meats, cheeses and condiments on sandwiches