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Name some low salt (sodium) food items:

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  1. chet

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    There was an article in today's paper about how a lot of the stuff we eat contributes to high blood pressure/heart disease.

    They mentioned "pizza".

    I wouldn't have thought that had a lot of salt in it but apparently it does.

    Of course they listed french fries.

    What are some things that don't have any or a lot of salt in them?
     
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    Try some fruits or vegetables .
    Who woulda guessed pizza unhealthy.
     
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    Michigan sweet cherries. They ripened just this week and I'm gobbling them down. Then comes Michigan blue berries, my favorite!
     
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    I'd think the thing to do would be avoiding packaged foods, buying fresh raw ingredients and being frugal with the salt (there are other spices that do a nice job).

    A heck of a lot of the salt we absorb from food comes from "factory" food...

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    Stick to anything other than processed food and you should be doing fine.
     
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    Pizza -- is that suprising?

    * cheese is salty
    * processed meat (sausage, pepperoni) is salty
    * bread can be salty (when I make a loaf in the bread maker, the recipe usually calls for about 1 1/2 tsp of salt.
    * tomato sauce can be salty -- when I buy canned tomatoes, I look for the imported Italian no-salt ones.

    Good news: Beer is considered low sodium!

    http://www.alsosalt.com/lowsodiumfoods.html
     
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    All fresh food. Salt to taste, not to preserve through a nuclear winter.
     
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    Hmmm... better buy some of that salty stuff, just in case...

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    What are some things that don't have any or a lot of salt in them?

    Anything NOT from a restaurant.
     
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    Bad news: My doctor said my beer drinkin' days are over- Liver. :neutral:
     
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    Anything you make from fresh ingredients.
     
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    When cherries are ripe here we go to U-picks and then eat them until we get the runs, and then eat some more :eek:
     
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    Oversharing! We're gonna have to start calling you Chet!

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    Celery.
     
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    don't worry about that chet... I gave it up a little over a year ago by CHOICE not necessity, and I honestly don't miss it a bit..... (ok,,, once in a while but it isn't bad at all)
     
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    Add sugars to your list as well. Dropped all sugar other than natural (raw) fruit sugars. Especially bad is processed flour (e.g. white bread). Did find out it is really expensive to eat healthy!

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    Chet II, the runs...

    Hey Chet, remember doctors are only practicing medicine... have some salt and a couple of beers... it is better than stressing out!

    maybe put some salt on the back of your hand and eat it just before you shotgun!

    Life is short, live it up!

    Kraft mac n cheese might be good!
    :twisted:
     
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