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Low-Salt Diets: Eating Out

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For many people, eating out is something they do to relax and socialize. You don't have to give this up when you are on a low-sodium diet. But restaurant foods are usually high in sodium. So you'll want to be careful about what you order.

You can look for items that are made from fresh ingredients and prepared to order. Ask for your food to be made without added salt. And learn which foods tend to be higher in sodium, like sauces and smoked meats.

How can you avoid sodium when eating out?

Here are some ways to avoid sodium when you dine out.

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Current as of: September 20, 2023

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