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3 gram sodium diet could i please have foods to and not to eat?

3 gram sodium diet could i please have foods to and not to eat?

Low salt diet: Never use the salt shaker. Stay away from caned foods, fast foods, junk foods and try to eat fresh foods. A 3gram low salt diet is not hard to do. Get you a book that lists high sodium foods . They are easy to find and use. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Can you please describe the breakfast menus i can have for low sodium diet?

Can you please describe the breakfast menus i can have for low sodium diet?

Salt source: While much focus is on the salt we add to cooking or at the table, the majority of our salt comes from processed meats, dairy, and canned goods. This requires a more committed diet change. See a dietician for more detailed guidelines. ...Read more

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What diseases can be caused by high sodium diet?

What diseases can be caused by high sodium diet?

High salt diet: HTN, heart failure, heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, hardening of the arteries, maybe asthma, gastric cancer, osteoporosis, headache, blindness from HTN early death, spending a larger part of your life disabled from the complications of CVD. To mention a few. How to avoid. I recommend the DASH Diet. ISBN: 0-7434-1007-6 Kindle Book-13: 978-1-43914-059-8 May your pressure be low! ...Read more

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How much sodium should a person have in their daily diet?

How much sodium should a person have in their daily diet?

How much sodium/day: According to american heart association, one should not consume more than2000 mgm od sodium per day.That is really togh to do as there is too much salt in processed food.So the best is not to use table salt and cook the food with other spices and avoid soya sauce and other high salt foods and spices.Average person in reality consumes 4000gms of salt which is too much. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens when we have too much sodium in our diet?

Could you tell me what happens when we have too much sodium in our diet?

Water retention: In general our bodies can handle it, but increased sodium also increases water retention. This can worsen high blood pressure, kidney disease, or congestive heart failure. ...Read more

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Which types of problems can an extremely high in sodium diet cause a body?

Which types of problems can an extremely high in sodium diet cause a body?

High blood pressure: High sodium can lead to high blood pressure- known as the silent killer cause you may not feel any sensation of hypertension. Untreated hypertension can lead to heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you do not consume enough sodium in your diet?

Could you tell me what happens if you do not consume enough sodium in your diet?

Low sodium: Low sodium in the blood can cause nauseau, muscle cramps, low blood pressure, stroke and even confusion and disorientation. With extremely low sodium in the blood, you can get swelling in the brain as fluids shift to try to normalize the blood sodium levels in the tissue. ...Read more

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How much sodium is in no-salt-added diet if it includes purchased baked goods and processed foods?

How much sodium is in no-salt-added diet if it includes purchased baked goods and processed foods?

1500 mg: 1500 mg is your daily budget. Your food can still taste great. Crank up the flavor by adding more spice to your dish. Example: if you're cooking with garlic, add more garlic than the recipe calls for. You can find more information here: www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/health/public/heart/hbp/dash/new_dash.Pdf congrats on making great changes! ...Read more

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Sodium (Definition)

It's an element that is important in the cell functions ...Read more