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- The American Heart Association recommends that adults who are healthy take in no more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium a day.
- My doctor also told me that an individual would get by fine with a minimum of 250 - 500 mg per day. The lower you can keep it the better!
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It's recommended you don't have more than 2,300-2,400 milligrams of sodium daily.
For an average person on a 2000 calorie diet, 20g should be the minimum intake of overall fats, with a maximum of 60g. No one should consume over 20g of saturated fats, and tr…ans fats should be avoided completely.
A lack of sodium is just as bad for a person as too much sodium. The body needs salt. I think you should keep it at around 2,000 mg a day.
25 g. of sugar daily, but over 75% of Americans take in over double that daily.
The average adult should consume a minimum of 2000 milligrams of potassium daily. Foods that can help with the intake include bananas, white beans, baked potatoes and dark… leafy greens.
Well you should check out www.seventeen.com/health-sex-fitness/meal-maker/ to find out your ideal amount of sodium for each meal. I use this to plan meals and find out i…t my meal is healthy enough or not! :)
The average adult should have a minimum of 2000mg-3000mg of potassium per day. This can be achieved through the natural consumption of certain kinds of foods, particularly fru…its and vegetables. There are circumstances where potassium is readily lost and needs to be replenished in excess of the minimum daily amount listed above. The number is smaller for children and infants. Anyone with concerns of potassium deficiency, due to food allergies or special dietary requirements, where natural sources for potassium are precluded; should consult a doctor about the exact dosage they need to supplement each day. Potassium is essential for muscle health, particularly the heart. A deficiency, among other things, can cause muscle cramping and in extreme cases, can cause death. People on "low carb diets" will find they need to take special care to get the proper amount of potassium each day, as potassium is used in the ketosis process to diffuse byproduct chemicals left in the bloodstream; therefore additional potassium is needed regularly to replenish the body's potassium stores. Potassium is diffused by the kidneys, through sweat, urine or other bodily excretions. In this manner, excess potassium is removed from the body through urination and sweating. Barring kidney trouble, it is difficult to actually overdose on potassium, but not impossible. People should consume more potassium after intense sweating, if your diet is high in salt or in case of abnormal or extraordinary bodily excretions (such as vomiting or diarrhea) as these will result in a loss of potassium in the excreted bodily fluids. Supplemental potassium can also be needed if you are on certain kinds of heart medicine. Muscle cramps are typically a sign of one being low in potassium.
The current recommendation for adequate daily sodium intake for 4- to 8-year-olds is 1.2 g/day; for older children the recommendation is 1.5 g/day.
Under ideal conditions, the minimum sodium requirement is about 1,500 milligrams (mg) of sodium each day. This is less than 1 teaspoon of table salt. The maximum recomme…nded level of sodium intake is 2,300 mg per day.
An adult should consume no more than 2,300-2,400mg each day.
1,500mg or less per day
As little as possible. The FDA daily recommended value for an average person is 2300. A person with diabetes should aim to keep their intake below half of that value.
Women should eat 1500 to 2000 calories a day and men should eat 2000 to 2500 calories a day.
No more than 2,400 mg a day.
The recommended intake if you have high blood pressure is 1500 mg per day.
The American Heart Association recommends consuming less than 1500 mg of sodium a day which is less than three quarters of a teaspoon. I f you have diabetes it is important …to keep very tight control of your blood pressure as it is an additional risk factor for cardiovascular complications.