My doctor has never mentioned restricitng salt intake in spite of the fact as I have aged my blood pressure has risen.
My semianual blood work measures the sodium level. It is always comfortably below the upper limit. Rather than try to measure consumption, it is easier to measure the effect, blood sodium level. When it passed the limit over a 6 monyh interval he medicated
Unlike you, I crave salt and unlike my wife who is like you, add salt to most food
When I was in football we took salt tablets daily, when in the Army we did the same thing when on patrol. The A Shau would suck the water out of a man in short order, salt tabs helped to retain fluids. You couldn’t carry enough water if you didn’t.