You should not be alarmed about the elimination of added salt in the Pritikin diet. 1/2rying amounts of salt are present in almost all foods, and these will be sufficient for your body’s needs. Some of the foods permitted on the diet also contain some added salt, such as low-salt soy sauce.
Salt retains water in your body and is associated with hypertension. Removing salt from the diet has been shown to reduce this problem.
It will take several weeks to get used to the flavour of food without added salt. But, the perseverance is worthwhile, as your taste-appreciation level alters and you are able to enjoy the subtle flavours of the food.