Studies show that high sodium intake causes water retention. This makes the body hold more water than it’s supposed to and consequently increases your weight.

Most of the sodium we consume is from table salt, so reduce your intake of table salt. It’s recommended that you consume less than 2.5 grams of salt per day (less than half a teaspoon). Also, avoid packaged foods since they tend to be high in sodium.

SOURCE:https://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-22782/7-ways-to-reach-your-ideal-weight-especially-if-youve-hit-a-plateau.html