The Dash Diet Sodium level daily should be no more than 2300 milligrams per day and ultimately your goal should be down to 1500 milligrams per day, as the American Heart Association recommends this level for adults so here are some tips and tricks to lower your daily intake of salt in your diet.
Remove Salt Shakers from your table where you eat your meals.
Buy fresh or plain frozen vegetable with “no salt added”.
If you buy regular canned convenience food , rinse the content of the can to reduce the sodium
Add little or no salt to your cooking and substitute with herbs and spices
Read the Food Labels.
We now live in a day and age where it is a requirement for Food and Drug labels to let us know what we are consuming so make the most of these labels at read your food labels. Make sure you choose the least amount of Sodium on the label.
The standard DASH diet meets the recommendation from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans to keep daily sodium intake to less than 2,300 mg a day. The lower sodium version of the diet matches the recommendation to reduce sodium to 1,500 mg a day if you’re 51 and older, black, or have hypertension, diabetes or chronic kidney disease.