If you are on a salt free diet or low salt diet you have discovered how difficult grocery shopping and meal preparation can be. Your doctor probably told you to reduce or eliminate salt in your diet. Your initial thought is you could simply stop using the salt shaker, but soon discover that salt is really called sodium. You start reading the nutrition facts labels on food packages and wonder how you are going to cut salt out of your diet when it's in everything you eat. Scroll down this page for some helpful tips and what you need to know about sodium in food and your diet.