DASH Diet Sodium Allowance

Your daily Dash Diet sodium allowance should be no more than 2300 milligrams per day for a standard diet, so if you are over that requirement slowly reduce the intake a little bit each day over a 2-3 week period so your taste buds will get use to less salt.

Ultimately you would like to be on 1500 milligram per day, this is a much safer level and this should be your goal.

Dash Diet Sodium Allowance

Ways to Reduce Sodium

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.

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