Beyond the Basics: Tools to Limiting Sodium in the Diet for Individuals with CKD (Part II)

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Beyond the Basics: Tools to Limiting Sodium in the Diet for Individuals with CKD (Part II) -- Stephanie Legin, RD, LDN Renal Dietitian -- This article helps to add to the knowledge acquired from the article, “Basics to Limiting Sodium in the Diet for Individuals with CKD (Part I).”   For the most accurate measure of sodium amounts in food, it requires knowledge of how to read and understand the nutrition facts label, ingredient lists, and food label claims. Nutrition Facts Label A Nutrition Facts label is required by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on most packaged foods and beverages.   On the back of a product, the Nutrition Facts label provides detailed information about a food's nutrient content, such as the amount of fat, sugar, sodium and fiber it has.   It…
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