Sodium is a mineral found naturally in foods and also added to foods. Sodium plays an important role in maintaining normal fluid balance in the body. A low-sodium diet is important to follow in order to control your heart failure symptoms and prevent future heart problems.
Limiting your sodium and fluid intake will help prevent and control the amount of fluid around your heart, lungs, or in your legs.
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The low sodium diet includes no more than 1,500 to 2,400 mg of sodium per day. The human minimum requirement for sodium in the diet is about 500 mg per day, which is typically less than one-sixth as much as many diets seasoned to taste.
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Please refer to the USDA for more information about sodium.