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Published by Dept. of the Air Force, Headquarters US Air Force in [Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Diet -- United States,
  • Food -- Sodium content

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Other titlesTwo gram sodium diet
SeriesAFP -- 166-48, Air Force pamphlet -- AFP 166-48
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of the Air Force
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14860226M

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2 Gram Sodium Meal Plan Sodium(salt) reakfast: mg 2 Slices Light Whole Wheat Toast mg 2 Egg Whites mg 2 tablespoons unsalted utter or Margarine 3 mg ½ Medium anana 0 mg Morning Snack: 97 mg 6 oz. Low-Fat, Sugar Free Yogurt 97 mgFile Size: KB.   What can I eat and drink while on a 2 gram sodium diet? On a 2 gram sodium diet, you may eat enriched white, wheat, rye, and pumpernickel bread, hard rolls, and dinner rolls. Most fresh, canned, and frozen fruits and vegetables can be eaten. Be sure to choose low-sodium canned vegetables. Fresh. 2 Gram ( mg) Sodium Diet – Page 3 • Tomato or vegetable juice One serving has only about 10 mg canned without salt (6 oz—20 mg) Tomatoes, tomato sauce canned without salt Fresh, frozen, canned fruits Fruit juices Pickled vegetables No need to avoid any fruit—all are very low in sodiumFile Size: 79KB. 2 Gram Sodium Diet Sodium is a mineral that is needed by our bodies. It is found naturally in many foods and is added to many processed foods. Sodium is part of table salt. Your child may need to be on this diet to help prevent build up of extra water in the body. This may be because of high blood pressure, heart disease, kidney.

If you are on a 2, mg (2 gm) sodium diet, this is ⅓ of your daily allowance. On the left is a sample Nutrition Facts label that shows where to look for the sodium content. Be sure to note the serving size. If you eat 2 servings of the food, you have eaten 2 times the sodium shown on the label. 2-Gram Sodium Diet This information explains what you can eat while you’re following a 2-gram sodium diet. About a 2-Gram Sodium Diet Sodium is a mineral that helps balance fluids in your body. It’s found in almost all foods. You have been instructed to follow a 2-gram sodium diet. On this diet. low-sodium diet. This factsheet will help you know how much sodium you get. What is a low-sodium diet? On a low-sodium diet, you should have less than 2, mg (or 2 grams) of sodium in your food each day. Do not add salt when cooking or at mealtime. Avoid foods high in sodium. A list of low-sodium and high-sodium foods can be found on the next. Two Gram Sodium Diet What It Is. Sodium is a mineral found in many foods. We need it for things our bodies do, such as moving muscles and balancing water. When you stick to a 2 gram (2, milligrams [mg]) way of eating, you will be lowering the foods you eat that have it.

Limiting sodium can be an important part of managing some health problems. The most common source of sodium is salt. People get most of the salt in their diet from canned, prepared, and packaged foods. Fast food and restaurant meals also are very high in sodium. Your doctor will probably limit your sodium . Know how much sodium you are allowed each day. Remember that there are milligrams (mg) in 1 gram. For example, if your diet prescription is 2 grams of sodium, your limit is milligrams per day. Consider the sodium value or other food to be eaten during the day. 2.   You have been instructed to follow a 2-gram sodium diet. On this diet, you will limit the total amount of sodium you eat or drink to 2 grams, or 2, milligrams (mg), daily. One teaspoon of salt contains 2, mg of sodium, so you will need to take in less than this amount per day. A 2 gram sodium diet limits high sodium foods in your diet. No table salt is allowed at meals or during cooking while you are on this diet. The amount of milk is also limited because of the amount of sodium it contains. A high amount of sodium in your diet can make your blood pressure go up and can cause other health problems.