Salt: Questions for Your Doctor
If you need to limit the amount of salt in your diet, see a doctor or dietitian to help you evaluate your current diet and target how
much salt you should have in your diet. Here are some questions to consider
- How can eating less salt help me?
- Isn't salt found in all
- Do I need a minimum amount of salt?
- Can you
tell me some foods to avoid because of high salt content?
- If I
like these foods, what can I substitute?
- How can I count salt
content in my foods?
- What's the difference between salt and sodium?
Aren't they the same?
- How can food labels and ingredient lists help
me cut back on salt?
- How can I cook using less
- What if others in my family don't want to lower the salt
in our diet?
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator|
|Last Revised||July 12, 2012|