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A 37-year-old male asked:

I have been trying to cut sodium down. yesterday i had around 2500mg without realizing it. (rice a roni). does drinking a lot of water negate this?

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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 56 years experience
Reduce sodium: Ideal sodium intake in diet/day is 1500-2000 mg. All processed food ,soup cans,boxed food & bread etc etc are loaded with sodium.Read all labels of food you buy in super market. Water drinking will negate to some extent. Change your diet to more vegetables & fruits.
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