Helen Yuan, Registered Dietitian at Liver Specialists of Texas, explains some key facts regarding a low salt diet. The key take home message:
1. Eat fresh fruits and vegetables
2. Stay away from processed foods
3. Don't eat anything in a can, box, or bag
4. Read food labels for sodium (salt) content
5. The goal is about 1,500 mg sodium PER DAY.
6. BONUS: learn to cook at home