no salt diet


Diet which restricts your Sodium intake. The no salt diet automatically forces you to prepare most meals from scratch using fresh fruit, vegetables and meat. The diet fits perfect with a whole food approach to food consumption. Packaged and prepared foods are generally not allowed. The no salt diet tends to limit breads and cheese. Easy to follow by substituting spices and herbs to replace sodium.

(rawls's food tips)

 Foods you can have

Breads, Grains, Cereals, Pasta, Rice
Meat and Fish
Fruit and Fruit Juices
Vegetables and Legumes (e.g. Beans)
Dairy Products - Milk, Cheese, etc
Eggs and Egg Substitutes
Nuts and Seeds
Fats and Oils
Herbs, Spices, Sauces
Others, Snacks, Sweets, etc

Not OK

 How To Follow no salt diet:

Limit sodium intake to 300mg daily with a maximum allow of 500mg. Substitute herbs, spices, citrus and vegetables such as onions, peppers and garlic instead of salt. Fresh whole foods is best. Avoid packaged, processed and prepared foods.
  by member rawls
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Recent Recipes

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Spinach and Chicken Manicotti
A wonderful combination of pasta, ricotta and marble cheese, tender chicken breast and leafy spinach covered with ...
cals: 117kcal | fat: 4.08g | carbs: 13.38g | prot: 7.37g
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Mexican Seafood Cocktail
Seafood in a warm broth with cucumber, cilantro and onion mixed in with lemon to flavor.
cals: 414kcal | fat: 18.01g | carbs: 34.68g | prot: 30.73g
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Vegetable Medley
An easy vegetable medley with mushrooms, zucchini and squash.
cals: 109kcal | fat: 6.51g | carbs: 11.34g | prot: 4.81g
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Squash Cornbread
Delicious baked cornbread using squash.
cals: 188kcal | fat: 3.30g | carbs: 35.81g | prot: 4.90g
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About / History

In April of 2010 I was diagnosed with liver disease and high blood pressure. My weight was 355 lbs and I had been fat for years. The Doctor recommended I eliminate salt from my meals. I have been losing 1.4 lbs per day and eating more food than before. Vitamins and minerals are increased due to the increase use of fresh whole food. Carbohydrate intake is moderate so there is little change in energy.

rawls's top tips

1.Use herbs and spices instead of salt.
2.Use lemon, lime or vinegar to brighten the flavor.
3.No packaged or processed foods.
4.Do not eat in restaurants. Most chefs and waiters will lie to you or the no sodium meals taste like crap. No fast food.
5.Fresh is best whether veggies, fruits or meat.
6.Be careful when choosing seafood and shellfish, since many contain sodium.

  Why choose "no salt diet"?
 Promotes long term weight loss
 A healthy living alternative
 Reduces the risks of diet-related diseases

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