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When you watch your salt intake, by definition you should be cutting the amount of processed foods you eat and probably not going out as much. This can often lead to breaking a plateau.

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Most of us get way too much salt - have you been reading the nutrition labels for frozen and canned foods lately? Cook for yourself and lose the water weight which is keeping you from seeing positive scale movement.
- Submitted by JESPAH 3/27/2010 in Breaking a Plateau | 4 Comments
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DIAMONDST 4/22/2010 11:08:00 PM

    be careful of the seasonings you use too...alot of salt is added to premixed seasons... as well as sauces and such.
JRBASKIND 6/19/2010 3:01:00 PM

    Also, if you do go out, you can request that food be cooked without added salt or MSG. It may not be that big a sodium reduction, but sometimes we need to start by taking baby steps.

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MUSIC66 4/11/2010 12:46:00 AM

    that is intersting.
GEMINIJENNY25 4/1/2010 9:08:00 AM

    i totally agree with the salt thing. my weight loss is at a frustrating stall right now- even though i know i am retaining a lot of fluid (swelling a lot). i never eat out or add salt to my food. i just recently started tracking my sodium intake and was shocked to see how high it is!!! currently working on cutting as much out as possible to get this swelling off of me.

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