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Old 08-13-2017, 07:52 AM
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Reduce sodium intake is a bit vague. Reduce by how much? Doesn't one need to know how much they are consuming and then know a level to achieve to lower blood pressure.
The more specific and detailed instructions are, the less likely they are to be followed. At least that's the case in my patient population.

Americans consume way, way, way too much sodium, so I focus on pointing out common foods that are high in sodium to give them an idea of the sorts of things they need to reduce their intake of and what the healthier choices are that they should be eating more of.
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