Low Sodium Foods
Best for Your Health
Low sodium foods are best for maintaining your health. Specific foods high in sodium create imbalances in the body.
You have to avoid the typical high sodium products that disturb your equilibrium and create disease in the body.
The following are examples of these foods to avoid. They serve as guidelines to help you zero in on the best low sodium foods that promote health and wellness.
SOME HIGH SODIUM PRODUCTS ARE:
Milk and Dairy Products: All animal milk products inclusive of whey protein drinks and powders, malted milk, milk shakes, chocolate milk, the variety of cheese and cottage cheese, dairy-based yogurts.
Meat and Poultry: Salted, smoked, cured, pickled, dried or canned meats, fish or poultry. In this lineup are items like bacon and bacon bits, bologna, corned beef, breaded meats, frankfurters, ham, koshered salted meats, luncheon meats, salted pork, different sausages, anchovies, caviar, pickled herring, sardines.
Arising from meat and dairy products are:
Deli Foods: Some examples are luncheon meats, corned beef, smoked meats and different fish, sausages and mayonnaise-based salads.
Then there are bakery goods and pastries, most of which are milk and dairy based. The producers of baked goods will even refer to salt in their ingredient listings as baking soda and baking powder.
As you cruise through the aisles of regular supermarkets and inspect the shelved and refrigerated packaged commodities, you will recognize that almost ALL processed packaged food products have varying small amounts of sodium. These small amounts do add up when your diet is based on processed foods, meat and dairy products.
Too many households and individuals have become dependent on processed foods, junk foods, fast foods and restaurant dining to provide them with daily nutrients. And these four sources keep delivering more and more salty foods detrimental to people’s health.
Even in the health food stores, grocery items can be loaded with salt. Some disguised names for salt or sodium are: sodium citrate, sodium nitrate, sodium saccharin, monosodium glutamate, and sodium phosphate.
So be watchful and read those labels. If the ingredients and ‘other’ ingredients don’t make sense to you, leave the product alone. Focus on the produce section of the grocery stores for your food. That’s where you will locate the best of natural low sodium foods.
Disclaimer: The advice given here is intended as a sharing of knowledge and information for educational purposes only. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified health care provider. All the content of this website is based upon the opinions, experiences and research of Keith F Gittens – Keithos, unless otherwise noted and is not intended as medical advice.
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