Low-Sodium Diets for High Blood Pressure

  • Any amount of salt is bad for your health.

    Myth

    Fact

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  • To lower high blood pressure, you should limit how much sodium you get to:

    5,000 mg per day

    3,500 mg per day

    2,300 mg per day

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  • Which is most likely to be low in salt?

    Fresh vegetables

    Canned vegetables

    Canned fruit

    None of the above

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  • Foods that are low in sodium may be labeled:

    Sodium-free

    No salt added

    Sodium-reduced

    Unsalted

    Any of the above

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  • Which seasoning is low in sodium?

    Garlic salt

    Monosodium glutamate

    Pepper

    Onion salt

    All of the above

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  • Which food is always high in salt?

    Hot dogs

    Potato chips

    Bacon

    Olives

    Pickles

    All of the above

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  • Tap water may contain salt.

    Myth

    Fact

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  • Which salad dressing can help you follow a low-sodium diet?

    Ranch

    French

    Blue cheese

    Oil and vinegar

    All of the above

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  • Antacids may contain salt.

    Myth

    Fact

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  • The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet is high in:

    Fiber

    Potassium

    Calcium

    Magnesium

    All of the above

    Correct Answer