Cutting down on sodium

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Cutting down on sodium

Postby wallie » Thu Apr 29, 2010 9:40 am

After my last routine health check I was informed that I had a kidney problem in that my sodium level was a bit high.
I am looking for sodium alternatives, any offers?

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Postby saucisson » Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:40 am

I'm not sure about the lo-salt alternatives that have potassium chloride in as they may not be suitable for people with a kidney problem. It may be worth asking your doctor as I'd hate to give you the wrong advice.

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Postby wallie » Thu Apr 29, 2010 1:03 pm

Thanks Dave
As a matter of fact I was just reading a warning about potassium if you have a kidney problem.
I will wait and see the doc.

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Postby SweetCharly » Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:55 am

I'm sorry to hear that. Hope you can find an alternative.
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Postby Fatmat » Sat Jan 12, 2013 8:26 pm

Maybe try using fancy salts like Maldon or even fleur de sel. They taste saltier because of the mix of minerals in them - so you use less.

Try making up for salt with other flavour enhancers - chilli, pepper and lemon juice all help.
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