PUT DOWN THAT SALT SHAKER. NOW. Want to look thinner in 3 weeks? Detox yourself of salt. Start checking the sodium levels on the ketchup, relish, mustard, pickles, mayonnaise, salad dressing, canned soups, boxed stuffing mixes, etc in your house. Reducing your sodium intake to 1500 mg a day or less will make you less bloated. Easy low-sodium substitutes for cooking. http://www.sheknows.com/health-and-wellness/articles/982429/easy-low-sodium-substitutes-for-cooking
Your diet plays an important role in blood pressure regulation. While most of us know we should limit our sodium intake, we should also eat foods rich in potassium, calcium and magnesium. Eating a wide-ranging diet filled with fruits and vegetables can also help lower blood pressure by providing fiber, nitrates, and unique plant nutrients.
Francesco Rinaldi “No Salt Added” Pasta Sauce: A GREAT find (from a mainstream brand) for anyone following a low-sodium diet for blood pressure or other health reasons. A ½ cup serving has 70 cals, just 40mg sodium, 2g fiber, and 6g sugar.