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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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Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...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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What salt alternatives like "dash" are healthier than table salt? What foods can I avoid that are high in protein? (to help my kidneys better)

What salt alternatives like "dash" are healthier than table salt? What foods can I avoid that are high in protein? 
(to help my kidneys better)

Dash et al: Dash has no sodium (s) or potassium (k) and that is its advantage to patients who need to have low s and k diets. It also provides flavor to foods. Other seasons that can provide flavor with no s or k are garlic or onion powder and pepper. For a low protein diet try this link: http://www.Davita.Com/recipes/index.Cfm?Gclid=cp_o0mtfsrgcfrfp7aodgraaaq. ...Read more

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Foods to avoid on a low-sodium, low-salt diet?

Foods to avoid on a low-sodium, low-salt diet?

Processed foods: Processed foods (canned, prepared) foods are notoriously high in salt content restaurant food as well. They pack on the salt, to make it more flavorful. Fortunately, most grocery food stores have nutrition labels, so please look at the salt content closely. Alot of restaurants are being urged to note salt contents on their menus. ...Read more

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Is takeout chinese food without msg low salt?

Is takeout chinese food without msg low salt?

Not necessarily: Msg is a flavor enhancer which intensifies the flavors of food. Salt is a food additive for flavor as well as preservation and is a different chemical compound-nacl. ...Read more

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Last 2 week, whenever I eat food, I feel low salt in it, I sprinkle more salt in food. Family members feel salt level is fine in that food. Pls advice?

Last 2 week, whenever I eat food, I feel low salt in it, I sprinkle more salt in food. Family members feel salt level is fine in that food. Pls advice?

In moderation...: Everything in moderation is a good rule of thumb when it comes to a healthy diet. Too much salt is a big contributor to high blood pressure. Try using other flavors other than salt to improve the taste of your food if possible. ...Read more

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on a low salt and low carb die what is the best food to ear thanks can you eat peanutbutter?

 on a low salt and  low carb die what is the best food to ear thanks can  you eat peanutbutter?

Low salt: Recommend the DASH Diet for Hypertension. Excellent. Yes you can eat peanut butter but in moderation. Usual goal for low salt is <1,500 mg a day of Na. Recommend you get Fitness Pal app to track your carb and salt. Also get this book and follow it. ISBN: 0-7434-1007-6 Kindle Book-13: 978-1-43914-059-8 You will be at goal in 3 days if you do chapter 9 exactly. ...Read more

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Could a high salt diet or high protein & fat (low carb) be to blame for my water retention?

Could a high salt diet or high protein & fat (low carb)  be to blame for my water retention?

Not entirely: The high salt would cause fluid retention in persons with heart or kidney disease. If healthy, you should not develop edema with this diet. It is important to note that high protein diet is not sure to be safe for kidneys for the long haul i. E. A year or more. If you have fluid retention, you need to have your kidneys and heart evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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ALT low 30's thru 10-yr illness. Chronic dehydration, low phosphorus, low WBC, high alk phos, L sodium, unstable glucose, H creatinine, L protein?

ALT low 30's thru 10-yr illness. Chronic dehydration, low phosphorus, low WBC, high alk phos, L sodium, unstable glucose, H creatinine, L protein?

Not the key: I appreciate your interest in labs. Your ALT is in what most labs count as normal range. You haven't provided actually numbers for any lab, and for those you cite, only very markedly out-of-range values are helpful. No responsible physician would even direct you based on these labs, though it would surprise me if a nephrologist found you to have a mild interstitial nephritis. ...Read more

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I have to eat in town daily for lunch. What foods should I look for to find a good amount of protein without a lot of fat, calories, sodium, etc..?

I have to eat in town daily for lunch. What foods should I look for to find a good amount of protein without a lot of fat, calories, sodium, etc..?

Chicken: A lean meat like chicken is your best bet for a food that is high in protein and low in fat and carbohydrates. But remember to avoid most side dishes with it. ...Read more

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