If you need to limit the amount of salt in your diet, see a doctor or dietitian to help you evaluate your current diet and target how
much salt you should have in your diet. Here are some questions to consider
How can eating less salt help me?
Isn't salt found in all
Do I need a minimum amount of salt?
tell me some foods to avoid because of high salt content?
like these foods, what can I substitute?
How can I count salt
content in my foods?
What's the difference between salt and sodium?
Aren't they the same?
How can food labels and ingredient lists help
me cut back on salt?
How can I cook using less
What if others in my family don't want to lower the salt
in our diet?
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerRhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
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