Low-Sodium Diet Center

Learn about low-sodium diets with articles, meal plans and recipes from EatingWell's food and nutrition experts.

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Sea Salt vs. Table Salt: What's the Difference? 
Are table salt and sea salt really all that different? We'll break down each salt's distinct characteristics and explain whether one is healthier than the other. 
7-Day Heart-Healthy Meal Plan: 1,200 Calories
Keep your heart healthy and lose weight with this delicious 1,200-calorie meal plan.
4 Ways to Help Flush Out Excess Sodium from Your Body
If you've eaten too much salt and feel puffy and bloated, here are some tips to try to get rid of the extra sodium in your body.
The #1 Diet to Lower High Blood Pressure, According to Science
If you are on the hunt for the best foods that lower blood pressure, look no further than the tried-and-true DASH diet.
What Is Green Salt?
Is Green Salt the healthier salt alternative we've all been searching for? Read on to find out whether it really lives up to that promise. Plus, we'll tell you how to use it and where you can find it.
The Ultimate Low-Sodium Foods List for a Low-Sodium Diet
Skip the salt shaker and learn how to enjoy your meals while limiting your sodium intake.
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The 5 Best Low-Sodium Cheeses, According to a Dietitian
If you are a cheese lover but need to limit your sodium intake, these low-sodium cheese choices are tasty ones to include in your diet.
What Causes Low Sodium? Hyponatremia, Explained.
Hyponatremia is a condition where blood levels of sodium dip too low, and it can be dangerous. It may surprise you to know that developing it has nothing to do with the sodium that you eat.
21 Diabetes-Friendly Dinners That Follow the DASH Diet

If you're looking for a nutritious dinner for tonight, you're in luck. These meals not only follow the DASH diet, but they also fit seamlessly into a diabetes-friendly eating pattern.