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Low Sodium (Salt) Diet

You can reduce sodium in your daily eating plan by adding these foods to your diet.

Meat, Poultry, Fish
All fresh or frozen lean meats, poultry, fish , shellfish, unsalted lean pork, egg whites, water packed tuna, canned salmon without added salt.

Meat Substitutes
Unsalted nuts or seeds; low-sodium peanut butter; dried peas, beans, and lentils.

Main Dish Items
Homemade dishes without added salt and canned vegetables as ingredients, unsalted fat-free broth, low-sodium bouillon, low-sodium commercial canned soups, homemade soups without added salt or canned vegetables as ingredients.

Dairy Products
Skim or low-fat milk; low sodium, low fat cheeses; low fat yogurt

Vegetable Products
Fresh, frozen, or low-sodium canned products, low sodium tomato juice and other low-sodium vegetable juices, unsalted potato chips

Bread Products
Whole grains or enriched breads and cereals, unsalted crackers, popcorn, pretzels, breadsticks

Pepper, spices, flavorings, vinegar, lemon juice, low-sodium catsup, low-sodium mustard, low-sodium pickles, fresh ground horseradish, hot pepper sauce, garlic and onion powders, all fruits and fruit juices, low-sodium commercial salad dressings, homemade salad dressings without added sale, regular margarines, oils.

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