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Doctor insights on: Foods Containing Sodium Lactate

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What is the difference between sodium lactate (hartman solution) and ringer lactate?

What is the difference between sodium lactate (hartman solution) and ringer lactate?

Different ionic conc: Neither hartmann's solution nor lactated ringer's solution are plain sodium lactate. Both contain other ions. See http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/hartmann%27s_solution and http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/lactated_ringer%27s_solution for some details. ...Read more

Lactate (Definition)

Lactation is the act of making breast milk. The chemical lactate is lactic acid, a product of glucose metabolism. If there are abnormalities of the kidney or the metabolism of glucose, Lactic Acid may be high. Don't confuse lactate with lactose, which is the sugar found in milk that causes gas and cramps in people ...Read more


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Is it safe to take sodium lactate while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take sodium lactate while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: Sodium lactate is a simple compound that is easily metabolized and does not pose a risk to the baby. ...Read more

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What are some foods that contain high protein but consist of low sodium?

What are some foods that contain high protein but consist of low sodium?

Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more

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Which are the foods that contains sodium?

Which are the foods that contains sodium?

Almost everything: You will be surprised at how many foods contain sodium. Look on the label, and it will tell you how much sodium the product has. It is truly amazing. ...Read more

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Can too much salty food in one day cause you to overdose on sodium? How much salt (contained in food) would it take to overdose?

Can too much salty food in one day cause you to overdose on sodium? How much salt (contained in food) would it take to overdose?

Overdose: Sodium can cause fluid retention and hypertension, but true overdose is unlikely since our kidneys can regulate elimination of sodium. If you have heart failure, renal failure or endocrine conditions, too much sodium can be very dangerous. It is recommended that no more than 4 grams of sodium be ingested daily for most people and less for the conditions listed above. ...Read more

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What are good high protein foods with low sodium foods?

What are good high protein foods with low sodium foods?

Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more

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Should sodium rich food be taken in diarrhoea? What are they?

No: During diarrhea, you lose a lot of fluid and you can get dehydrated. We recommend lots of fluid to compensate but to have some with electrolyte so as not to dilute your system but not high sodium. Alternating water and juices or use pedialyte or even gatorade is adequate. No one wants to drink Normal Saline but that would be ok, lol. Just hydrate until the diarrhea goes away. Drink up, lol. ...Read more

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Is semolina/suji/rawa safe for 6months old baby as it contains sodium and gluten.

Is semolina/suji/rawa safe for 6months old baby as it contains sodium and gluten.

Generally, yes: Most babies tolerate rice and gluten-based staples well after the age of six months. As a general rule, you should give 1-2 weeks between starting any new foods at a time. Pl. make sure you get the infant checked at appointment times with the pediatrician to monitor growth and other developmental milestones. Good luck! ...Read more

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I need to know a no sodium diet shopping list for my dad he can only have 150 mg of sodium a day? Help me please

I need to know a no sodium diet shopping list for my dad he can only have 150 mg of sodium a day? Help me please

Homework: It would be nice if such a service existed, right? But one does not go to the doctor and request this. I am sure there are good websites with some recommendations, but we do not endorse any product here on health tap. You will learn, like many other patients do, that you now must get to know the labels on all of the food products you purchase. This will take practice. ...Read more

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Is there sodium in fried food? How about homemade fried food without salt? (Fry food in oil without any seasoning?) If so, how much sodium?

Is there sodium in fried food? How about homemade fried food without salt? (Fry food in oil without any seasoning?) If so, how much sodium?

All life is based on: Water with added salts, including humans. Typical sodium concentration in water outside human cells: 140 mEq/L, inside cells: 5 mEq/L. Sodium has long been both over-promoted by medical disease industry http://goo. Gl/Blh6rW as harmful & added to various foods: cheap, to "enhance" flavor for taste appeal & sales. While ↑ Na can aggravate edema; is rarely the primary cause of ↑ed water retention.

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I drank 115 oz of liquid all drinks contained sodium in it. Intense work today for 4 hours and sweated a lot. Will I be fine? Won't happen again.

I drank 115 oz of liquid all drinks contained sodium in it. Intense work today for 4 hours and sweated a lot. Will I be fine? Won't happen again.

Urine color: Check the color of your urine. If it's clear like water, you've replaced your lost fluids well. If it's dark amber, you need to drink some more. You're wise to replace your sodium but in a single session, you probably didn't lose enough to get into trouble. ...Read more

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Being used to spice rich curried food over the half century of my life now with high BP 140/90 I am advised to cut down on sodium and weight. How?

Being used to spice rich curried food over the half century of my life now with high BP 140/90 I am advised to cut down on sodium and weight. How?

Only reduce salt if:: While on a average increased sodium increases the risk of heart disease, actually only about 25% of people will have reduced blood pressure by limiting sodium. Try a low-sodium diet for a week- see if it lowers BP ; if it goes up when you eat more salt then keep it low; for most it makes no difference. For weight loss I advise dr. Fuhrman's diet and exercise. See comment for links. ...Read more

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Why do I always crave salty foods? The problem is, that as soon as I eat salt/sodium, my urge to eat salt just increases. If I don't eat salt, its less

Why do I always crave salty foods? The problem is, that as soon as I eat salt/sodium, my urge to eat salt just increases. If I don't eat salt, its less

NaCl is Addictive: You are observing addictive behavior, long observed ; key to why the food industry routinely adds salt (; sugars) to foods to ↑ human appeal, consumption ; sales. Also, while salt has long been vilified, all life is based on salt water organized by fat into compartments (called cells) ; there is no evidence that marked restriction is healthy. However, ↑↑ nacl intake does ↑ water retention some. ...Read more

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Could eating/drinking high sodium food affect your teeth?

Could eating/drinking high sodium food affect your teeth?

Sodium and teeth: No, there is no relationship between salt and tooth health. Be wary of sugar and food that gets stuck, though. ...Read more

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I feel shortness of breath after eating a high sodium food, should I be concerned?

I feel shortness of breath after eating a high sodium food, should I be concerned?

See dr.: It is not normal to be short of breath while at rest. It may be time to see a physician for a pulmonary and cardiac exam, vital signs, etc. Please see a physician and when next short of breath, ASAP. ...Read more

Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Sodium (Definition)

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