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Table 1 Strategies to facilitate sodium restriction

From: The effect of lowering salt intake on ambulatory blood pressure to reduce cardiovascular risk in chronic kidney disease (LowSALT CKD study): protocol of a randomized trial

Phase 1 - Dietary education (individualized) by accredited practicing dietitian
  - Focus on replacing high sodium foods with low sodium alternatives (keeping energy intake stable).
- Initial education in run-in with written materials provided
- Ongoing education during follow up visits and weekly phone calls.
- Partial food provision
- Low sodium frozen pre-prepared meals (maximum 1 per day)
- Snack foods, breakfast cereal, cheese and bread
Phase 2 - Ongoing dietary education
  - Monthly via phone calls
- No food provided in this phase