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Why should I avoid salt if I want to lose weight?

Marla  Heller, MS, RD
Nutrition & Dietetics

To lose weight you want to avoid salt, because salt causes you to retain fluid, making it harder to shed lbs. Watch as registered dietitian Marla Heller discusses which foods we are getting the most salt from and how much we should really be eating.

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