Children need to eat less salt too!



When cooking for children of any age, do not add salt to their food and try not to add salt at the table. Habits formed in childhood continue through to adulthood so give your children a good start by reducing their salt intake today. Click here for How does salt affect children?

Recommended maximum salt intakes for children

AgeMaximum Salt Intake
0-6 months<1g / day
6-12 months1g / day
1-3 years2g / day
4-6 years3g / day
7-10 years5g / day
11 years and above6g / day