The American Heart Association recommends staying away from foods with high sodium content, including canned soup, breads and rolls, cold cuts and cured meats, pizza, poultry, and sandwiches. People 51 and older should consume no more than 1,500 milligrams of sodium daily. To cut out sodium, read food labels and eat less packaged food, stick to fresh foods, skip salting your food at the table, and ask that salt be withheld from your meals at restaurants.
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