Author: Sorting Last Post on Top Message:
BCARSON11 Posts: 14,167
12/27/11 2:45 P

General guidelines say we should take in fewer than 2300 mgs. However, most cardiologist want their patients to keep it below 1500 mgs; If you track your food, you will see it is very difficult to stay within the range if you eat any processed foods. Salt if very high in all processed foods even things like soup, tomato juice, and most everything. Try to buy low sodium alternatives. Check the package to see how much sodium is in each thing you buy and you will see how fast it adds up! Also, all restaurant is very high in sodium. If you check some of the restaurant web sites, you will see at many restaurants one entrée will contain over 1000 mgs of salt. Even if you never add salt to anything it is very difficult to stay within the recommended range.

Hope is the high; dread is the low; life is the stuff in between! -- Medium

"There is no such thing as destiny, only different choices. Some choices are easy. Some aren't. Those are the important one; the ones that define us as people." Quote from the movie 23.
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You, too? Thought I was the only one.’” (C.S. Lewis)
Inspire others by your example.
JENDUCKWORTH SparkPoints: (0)
Fitness Minutes: (45)
Posts: 3
12/27/11 2:22 P

Can any1 tell me how many mg of sodium I should look for when buying my food? What is too high?

Page: 1 of (1)  

Other SparkPeople Cafe Topics:

Topics: Last Post:
Fed Up, the movie 5/29/2014 3:14:11 PM
What if my calories expended where WAY ... 8/6/2014 8:35:15 PM
SVTs and menopause and magnesium 4/8/2014 1:10:06 PM
Fundoplication surgery? 7/14/2014 7:04:02 AM
No Diet liquid protein 5/4/2014 12:30:05 AM