Lemon zest is the new salt Feb 23, 2013 by Diana Leave a comment February is heart health month. A great way to improve your heart health is by reducing your sodium intake. Try replacing salt in recipes with lemon zest. It’s a delicious calorie-free way to boost the flavour of your favourite foods. Share this:TwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedInEmailTumblrPrintRedditPinterestLike this:Like Loading... Related Author: Diana I'm a registered dietitian from Nova Scotia, living and working in Ontario, Canada. My goal is to help people relearn how to have a healthy relationship with food.