Heart Failure and a Low-Salt Diet
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Directions: Combine all ingredients in small bowl and blend well. Spoon into shaker. Store in a cool, dark place.
- 2 tbsp dried savory, crumbled
- 1/4 tsp freshly ground white pepper
- 1 tbsp dry mustard
- 1/4 tsp ground cumin
- 2 1/2 tsp onion powder
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp curry powder
- 2 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp basil
- 1 tsp oregano
- 1 tsp powdered lemon rind or dehydrated lemon juice
- 2 tbsp dried dillweed or basil leaves, crumbled
- 1 tsp celery seed
- 2 tbsp onion powder
- 1/4 tsp dried oregano leaves, crumbled
- Pinch freshly ground pepper
- 1 tsp cloves
- 1 tsp pepper
- 2 tsp paprika
- 1 tsp coriander seed (crushed)
- 1 tbsp rosemary
Restaurant Dining Tips
- Select fresh fruit or vegetables.
- Avoid soups and broths.
- Stay away from bread and rolls with salty, buttery crusts.
- Select fresh fruits and vegetables.
- Avoid pickles, canned or marinated vegetables, cured meats, seasoned croutons, cheeses, salted seeds.
- Order salad dressings on the side and use small amounts of them.
- Select plain foods including broiled, grilled or roasted meat, poultry, fish, or shellfish.
- Select plain vegetables, potatoes, and noodles.
- Ask the server about the low-salt menu choices and ask how the food is prepared.
- Request food to be cooked without salt or monosodium glutamate (MSG).
- Avoid restaurants that do not allow for special food preparation (such as buffet-style restaurants or diners).
- Avoid casseroles, mixed dishes, gravy, and sauces.
- Avoid fast food restaurants.
- Avoid salted condiments and garnishes such as olives and pickles.
- Select fresh fruits, ices, ice cream, sherbet, gelatin, and plain cakes.