Resources for This Diet
American Heart Association
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The No Salt, Lowest-Sodium Cookbook: Hundreds of Favorite Recipes Created to Combat Congestive Heart Failure and Dangerous Hypertension by Donald A. Gazzaniga, New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2001
Get the Salt Out: 501 Simple Ways to Cut the Salt Out of Any Diet by Ann Louise Gittleman, New York: Crown Trade Paperbacks, 1996.
Cooking Without a Grain of Salt by Elma W. Bagg, New York: Bantam Books, 1998.
USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference (on-line search for sodium content)
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