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What are some recommendations for food allowed on water restriction diets for CHF patients?

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Dr. Francis Uricchio
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Salt restriction

Salt restriction is more important than fluid restriction in most patients.
Fluid restriction might be appropriate in a patient with low sodium. Salt restriction is important in all patients with congestive heart failure. A typical recommendation would be 2000 milligrams of sodium daily.

In brief: Salt restriction

Salt restriction is more important than fluid restriction in most patients.
Fluid restriction might be appropriate in a patient with low sodium. Salt restriction is important in all patients with congestive heart failure. A typical recommendation would be 2000 milligrams of sodium daily.
Dr. Francis Uricchio
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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice

In brief: LOW SALT

A low salt diet, avoid salted foods such as olives, chips etc.
You want less than 1500mg of salt a day. Salt will cause water retention and make the chf.

In brief: LOW SALT

A low salt diet, avoid salted foods such as olives, chips etc.
You want less than 1500mg of salt a day. Salt will cause water retention and make the chf.
Dr. Martin Fried
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Clinical Lipidology

In brief: Avoid

Salt or sodium containing foods and exceesive liquids.
Salty foods does not necessarily mean you adding salt. A suasage or hot dog has sodium as do many carobonated drinks, etc.

In brief: Avoid

Salt or sodium containing foods and exceesive liquids.
Salty foods does not necessarily mean you adding salt. A suasage or hot dog has sodium as do many carobonated drinks, etc.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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