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Part of healthy eating is eating less sodium, or salt.
Does this sound hard?
It doesn't have to be, but you do have to think about it. You need to do more than just not use the salt shaker. After all, almost all foods contain sodium naturally or as an ingredient.
You can start reducing the sodium in your diet by:
Try not to eat high-sodium foods. These include:
If you know how much sodium is in foods, you can have more flexibility in what you eat. If you eat one high-sodium food, you can balance it with very low-sodium foods during the rest of the day. To do this:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineRhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
Current as ofMarch 29, 2018
Current as of: March 29, 2018
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
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