Canada's food guide recommends 1500 mg of salt per day and an absolute maximum intake of 2300mg per day. So if I eat at a restaurant means salt is always a major problem. Trying to pre-plan by using the online nutrition information of the restaurant has been helpful in avoiding complete disasters.
Generally speaking right now my caloric intake is light during the day and heavier at night (I eat a little between work and the gym/pool and a little after the gym/pool) and at breakfast as my medicine has a side effect which suppresses my appetite for about 12 hours so I mainly try for two or three snack-size things (a cup of milk or a half-cup of fruit peices sort of thing) during the day just to get some metabolism even if I am not hungry.
But now I am wondering if there is an ideal breakdown on the intake, so much at breakfast, lunch and dinner, either by mg or by a percentage of overall daily intake? Or should I just go with a breakdown of so much salt per calorie consumed at the time?
It sounds like you do not take in too much salt during the day as you stated. At restaurants you can ask them not to add salt to your food and do not use the salt shaker. That will help you keep down your salt intake. Thank you for your question.
Copyright 1994-2018MedHelp.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Vitals Consumer Services, LLC.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.