Low-Sodium Diets for High Blood Pressure

  • Any amount of salt is bad for your health.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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

     

    A. 5,000 mg per day

     

    B. 3,500 mg per day

     

    C. 2,300 mg per day

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  • Which is most likely to be low in salt?

     

    A. Fresh vegetables

     

    B. Canned vegetables

     

    C. Canned fruit

     

    D. None of the above

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  • Foods that are low in sodium may be labeled:

     

    A. Sodium-free

     

    B. No salt added

     

    C. Sodium-reduced

     

    D. Unsalted

     

    E. Any of the above

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  • Which seasoning is low in sodium?

     

    A. Garlic salt

     

    B. Monosodium glutamate

     

    C. Pepper

     

    D. Onion salt

     

    E. All of the above

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  • Which food is always high in salt?

     

    A. Hot dogs

     

    B. Potato chips

     

    C. Bacon

     

    D. Olives

     

    E. Pickles

     

    F. All of the above

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  • Tap water may contain salt.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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

     

    A. Ranch

     

    B. French

     

    C. Blue cheese

     

    D. Oil and vinegar

     

    E. All of the above

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  • Antacids may contain salt.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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

     

    A. Fiber

     

    B. Potassium

     

    C. Calcium

     

    D. Magnesium

     

    E. All of the above

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