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what are some good salt substitutions if you have a lot of fluid retention?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Many: Some people use ms. Dash, or lemon, citric acid, flavored vinegars or other household spices - ginger, pepper, cumin etc. To keep their food lively. Potassium chloride is available at most supermarkets as well and tastes pretty close. It is often marketed as a salt substitute. Excess potassium would not be good if you had advanced kidney disease though.

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