After 3 weeks she called me, something was wrong as her wedding ring fell off...
I am now a firm believer that the more [white] salt the better, even for water retention.
The biggest caveat was Max Gersons writings on salt vs potassium and cancer. Certainly the addition of Iodine allows cancer detection by a dumped down immune system and therefore swelling. A previous method to slowly allow the body to adjust is Miracle Mix: //www.curezone.org/forums/fm.asp?i=1375812#i
But I now believe that the problem simply was NOT ENOUGH salt.