Reading labels and avoiding added salt has helped me to eat healthy and lose weight. So many items items from OTC meds to food have added sodium written in variouus forms. By avoiding items that contain sodium I have been able to keep from adding pounds due to water retension.
Next time you go to purchase an item read the label and see what form of sodium might be in it. Look at your soap, aspirin, food, etc. Products that go on the skin can seep into your pours and affect you just as if you ingested them.
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Yes, if you read the label, it has added dextrose (sugar) in it. It may be a little bit but sugar is sugar. Reading labels is imperative these days no matter where you shop. Even some of the sea salts have this too so take care.
I found that pickling and canning salt is "just salt" and is less than $2/box. I think it is also kosher (thanks to the commenters tip).
Started using rice flour instead of enriched flour, avoiding anything that say enriched wheat. Planning my meals for a week. More fruits and vegetables. Making small packages with vegetables and snacks readily available to snack on. Reading labels on foods. Eat 3 medium size meals and 3 small meals to maintain blood sugar levels. No spikes
The breakfast that gets me through the morning energized is Oatmeal, fruit, an egg and herbal green tea. My favourite snack a cup of fruit, 1 oz of cheese and brown rice thins
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