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.
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.
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I know this sounds a little obvious, but the more boring meals become, the less likely we stick to a healthy food plan. Chicken breast and fish can be sooooooooo boring after awhile. Add spices and herbs! (fresh and dried). Change it up to change the tastes. Watch the salt however.
I also love to use cayenne pepper sauce. Don't let yourself get too hungry. Pace your meals to stay full. Also, try to eat the same time every day and pay attention to your hunger signals. If your an emotional eater, like me, these signals are essential to success.
Most americans have a sodium intake way above the charts
did you know that the RDA (recommended daily allowance) for sodium is 2500 mg per day? This is equal to ONE TEASPOON of table salt. Most Americans get anywhere from 2500 to 7500 mg per day. This is at fault for problems like high blood pressure, heart problems, and more. Watch your salt intake24
I always add Salt after a dish is 75% cooked as I have to eat a low Sodium Diet.By doing this the Food being cooked does not absorb Salt while it cooks and I need much less than I otherwise would.I also do not sprinkle any Salt on my Food after it's fully cooked or when I'm just about to eat it---I prefer cooking the Food a little after adding Salt---helps keep my BP within range.I sprinkle Salt on my Salads,cover these and keep for 10 minutes for the Salt to be absorbed and only then eat these
By doing this I ensure that the quantity of Salt eaten is much less than what I'd have eaten otherwise and very little difference in taste as well since the natural Salt present in each Food component comes into focus this way----we unneccessarily oversalt our Foods and suffer for it!!!!
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