Starting a running routine at any age needs to be done gradually. Some foods naturally contain sodium. A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of bacon has 233 mg of sodium, or 10% of the RDI. A 1/2-cup (113-gram) serving of cottage cheese averages 350 mg of sodium, or 15% of the RDI (13). 0000103194 00000 n UMHS Patient Food and Nutrition Services - 1 - Potassium Content of Foods This is a guide to help you as you watch the amount of potassium you eat each day. For example, tomato soup can range from 700 to 1,260 mg of sodium in 8 ounces (1 cup). Pizza and other multi-ingredient dishes account for almost half of the sodium Americans consume. The large salt crystals on top of pretzels are your first clue of their sodium content. The bread, processed meat, cheese, and condiments often used to make sandwiches all contribute a significant amount of sodium (4). trailer Soy sauce is among the saltiest — a 1-tablespoon (15-ml) serving packs 1,024 mg of sodium, or 44% of the RDI (16, 32). The sodium in whole pickles adds up more quickly. Salt (sodium chloride) is the main source of sodium in foods. You can significantly cut back on sodium, by choosing unprocessed sandwich toppings, such as grilled chicken breast with sliced avocado and tomato. Fruits like watermelon, grapefruit, banana, fresh and dry figs, plums, grapes, and cantaloupe contain the high content of sodium in them. Sodium. For example, a 6-inch submarine sandwich made with cold cuts averages 1,127 mg of sodium, or 49% of the RDI (7). 0000012113 00000 n 0000002953 00000 n Drinking vegetable juice is a simple way to get your veggies, but if you don’t read nutrition labels, you could be drinking a lot of sodium, too. 234 0 obj <> endobj 0000118317 00000 n Food: Calories. By reducing the sodium in your diet, you reduce the risk of stroke, heart attack, blood pressure issues and many other problems. Better Choices for Healthy Weight Loss The Better Choices approach predicts that foods closer to the top of this list are more filling and more nutritious per calorie than foods farther down the list, and therefore are better for healthy-weight-loss diets. A 3-ounce (85-gram) serving of roasted ham averages 1,117 mg of sodium, or 48% of the RDI (10). 0000102633 00000 n Consider using ham only as an occasional condiment in small amounts rather than eating a full serving. A 25-gram portion of instant vanilla pudding mix — used to make a 1/2-cup serving — has 350 mg of sodium, or 15% of the RDI. Some manufacturers are gradually reducing the sodium in certain packaged foods, but change is happening slowly. ��*����|O�EnW�i-n�;-2��O��h%CNb�ZG�����/�>֯Q���^�|N�� ��C9`Nђ`�h�h�eB~�%/_�0�N+. Current data shows that a 2.5-ounce (70-gram) serving of the dry mix used to make a 1-cup (189-gram) serving of macaroni and cheese averages 475 mg of sodium, or 20% of the RDI (10, 38). 0000119577 00000 n Beets High in Sodium: You get around 65 milligrams of sodium from beets. However, sodium ranged from 10–620 mg per serving across the samples of salad dressing, so if you shop carefully, you could find one low in sodium (9). 0000005915 00000 n Many frozen meals are high in sodium, some containing at least half of your daily sodium allotment per dish. A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of pork rinds has 515 mg of sodium, or 22% of the RDI. ��1�j-�ݽ��"l����̑�=0�QW����Vp Ready-to-eat cereals vary widely in sodium content. Table salt, known chemically as sodium chloride, is made up of 40% sodium. A food list for sodium content aids you in choosing the healthiest foods for a healthy body. If you’re a jerky fan, look for meat from grass-fed or organically raised animals, as they tend to have simpler ingredient lists and less sodium. 234 57 Bagels are an especially big sodium contributor, as they tend to run large in size. Knowledge of sodium content of common foods was secured from 49 physicians attending a family practice review course, 91 persons attending a health sciences open house, and 6 dieticians. Depending on the meat, the sodium content can vary, but a lot of sodium is added not as salt, but as preservatives like sodium nitrate. Make your sandwiches with low-fat, low sodium cheeses, and try not to pile on the condiments. For American adults (age 20 years and older), we’ve put the top 6 into a graphic so that you can get a closer look at the Salty 6. Rock salt and sea salt are almost entirely sodium chloride, with only traces of other elements (minerals). The sodium content in commercially prepared foods has contributed to the increase in sodium intake in the United States since the 1970s, according to a 2010 report from the Institute of Medicine, or IOM 1. Some also contain sodium from MSG and preservatives. 0000118645 00000 n Sandwiches are another one of the multi-ingredient dishes that account for almost half of the sodium Americans consume. Ham is high in sodium because salt is used to cure and flavor the meat. Many of the ingredients, such as cheese, sauce, dough, and processed meat, contain significant amounts of sodium, which add up quickly when they’re combined (4). endstream endobj 243 0 obj <>stream Minimize processed red meats, cured or smoked meats, and other salty processed foods. However, a recent analysis suggests that manufacturers have lowered the sodium in macaroni and cheese by an average of 10% (31). So, it is beneficial in that respect. Look at the table below. Fortunately, some brands offer low-sodium versions, which means they can have no more than 140 mg of sodium per serving according to FDA rules (16). 0000102563 00000 n Our website services, content, and products are for informational purposes only. In contrast, a 3-ounce (85-gram) serving of fresh-caught shrimp without salt and additives has just 101 mg of sodium, or 4% of the RDI (7). HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Divison for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention. Recipes to make baked beans at home may not have any less sodium, but you can modify them to reduce the added salt (41, 42). These include all vegetables and dairy products, meat, and shellfish. Some Major Points about the Table Unprocessed grains are naturally low in sodium. Instead, opt for lower-sodium, natural cheeses, such as Swiss or mozzarella. Table 1 shows the sodium content of common foods to help you figure out how much sodium is in your diet. Others are higher in sodium than most breads. Like other canned foods, canned meats are higher in sodium than their fresh counterparts, though some manufacturers may be gradually reducing sodium. An 8-inch (55-gram) flour tortilla averages 391 mg of sodium, or 17% of the RDI. Try using extra virgin olive oil and vinegar. In the kitchen and at the table. Crunchy pork rinds (skins) have grown in popularity due to increased interest in the low-carb ketogenic diet. To cut back on sodium, it’s best to minimize processed, packaged, and restaurant foods, as they sneak in a lot of sodium you may not suspect. Actual daily nutrient requirements might be different based on your age, gender, level of physical activity, medical history and other factors. 0000008986 00000 n control their body weight and restrict sodium intake from foods, drinks, and drugs. 0000033653 00000 n In a recent national sampling of U.S. foods, researchers found that ham was 14% higher in sodium than in the previous analysis (10). Sodium is also added to various food products. While they don't have an abundance of sodium, eating these foods does add to your overall body sodium content. This favorite comfort food is high in sodium, mainly due to the salty cheese sauce. It may help lower your blood pressure. An 8-ounce (240-mL) serving of vegetable juice may have 405 mg of sodium, or 17% of the RDI (10). 0000001436 00000 n Depending on the meat, the sodium content can vary, but a lot of sodium is added not as salt, but as preservatives like sodium nitrate. startxref This represents a 27% decrease in sodium content compared to several decades ago (10). Convenience foods — including boxed potatoes, canned soup, instant pudding, meal helpers, pizza, and frozen meals — also tend to run high in sodium, as do salty snacks such as pork rinds and pretzels. H��W͊1��S����d��ls��aYzi{(�о���X�ؙ�6�BKƊe��I���w����~8^�7'�юf�|��D8j��Є�(z7b�ʒ������?�5Py"��0���,�i��=�(s�SRKf��ss4=1F���p.�f����j��f����p��X����\6�������G����W`��~>��=kT��ɪ@J��� 0000033289 00000 n 0000002032 00000 n Sodium occurs naturally in most foods. Breaded, fried shrimp is similarly salty (7, 8). 0000000016 00000 n Deli meat alone makes up for about 70 percent of most people’s sodium intake, with around 400mg of sodium in each slice of meat. For example, tomato soup can range from 700 to 1,260 mg of sodium in 8 ounces (1 cup). A large, 140-gram slice of store-bought, frozen pizza averages 765 mg of sodium, or 33% of the RDI. In addition, your risk of developing salt-sensitive high blood pressure increases with age. Still, some contained as much as 840 mg of sodium per serving, or 36% of the RDI (9). control their body weight and restrict sodium intake from foods, drinks, and drugs. The ones you make from frozen or refrigerated dough may be especially high in sodium, so limit biscuits to an occasional treat (9). 0000102274 00000 n Still, processed meats are best saved for an occasional treat rather than everyday fare. Here are the top 25 foods that contribute the most sodium to American’s diets. 0000119045 00000 n Everyone would be better off swapping boxed potatoes for more nutritious starches, such as a baked sweet potato or winter squash. 0000008686 00000 n For American adults (age 20 years and older), we’ve put the top 6 into a graphic so that you can get a closer look at the Salty 6. I bought it to check sodium and it DOES list that, as well as calories, carbs, fiber, fat, etc. 2. or�L�;��N�l��cC�c���ew� ���\�1�ZBf��6�����\C�L�ml�M�yH�[�OӞXM��ǧf���^�>=b��r�~�z�K#x8�̄g���i��͙����ɐ`�(�.�^���b���k��>>2`Ѐ� �=��y�bMfPž7���0a���p�O�fhJ��\�}ӻ��o�O�4�I.�Λ���v��7f�M�2�7�6)���WNu�w��_� ��+��/y��l㛙��;5��L|�O ~I����w�SL%>�� ��I� While they don't have an abundance of sodium, eating these foods does add to your overall body sodium content. Many seemingly healthy foods, such as canned veg - etables, often contain added sodium. Canned vegetables are convenient but pack their share of sodium. The portability of jerky and other dried meats makes them a convenient protein source, but salt is used heavily to preserve them and boost flavor. Alternatively, opt for plain, frozen vegetables, which are low in sodium yet convenient (26). Here are 30 foods that tend to be high in sodium — and what to eat instead. In a review of major brand-name foods sold in U.S. stores, salad dressing averaged 304 mg of sodium per 2-tablespoon (28-gram) serving, or 13% of the RDI (9). Table 1 shows the sodium content of common foods to help you figure out how much sodium is in your diet. The general guideline is to limit your intake of high potassium foods, and to choose acceptable potassium foods more often instead. Many seemingly healthy foods, such as canned veg - etables, often contain added sodium. A much healthier and yet still quick alternative is to make your own stir-fry dish with lean meat or chicken and frozen vegetables. 0000034077 00000 n n Soup can also be high in sodium. Pudding doesn’t taste salty, but there’s plenty of sodium hiding in instant pudding … n Canned Soups In another recent analysis, canned chicken or turkey had 212–425 mg of sodium per 3-ounce (85-gram) serving, which is 9–18% of the RDI (8). Therefore, if you eat two soft-shell tacos, you’ll get one-third of the RDI for sodium from the tortillas alone (31). 3. Boxed potato dishes, particularly scalloped potatoes and other cheesy potatoes, pack a lot of salt. Food Type Portion size Sodium per 100g Sodium per portion Salt per portion. 0000004978 00000 n The same amount of salami packs even more — 1,016 mg, or 44% of the RDI (9, 31). You may flavor foods with sauces either during cooking or at the table, but some of that flavor comes from salt. *gl˳i��+���-_�6��$��s��-�h!��HG�=o These are the foods that Americans eat that add the most sodium to the American diet. Opt for fresh-caught ones if you can or check a health food store for frozen shrimp without additives. Still, it’s healthier to make your own meals (9). <<1404CB272631B74BB62DCC10EAF56F64>]>> 0000101559 00000 n In contrast, the same amount of regular vanilla pudding mix contains only 135 mg of sodium, or 6% of the RDI (11, 12). A detailed list of salt or sodium content of common foods such as meat, poultry, fast foods and fish is given below. Regardless, many of these foods are unhealthy anyway. However, sodium ranged from 230–1,330 mg in the sampling of these processed meats, which suggests that if you read labels carefully, you may find lower-sodium options (9). White bread 100g 0.5g 1.3g. You typically just add water and browned ground beef — or sometimes chicken or tuna — then cook it on your stovetop. regulating the body's fluid balance (works with potassium and chloride) nerve and muscle activity; High intake of sodium can lead to: high blood pressure; heart disease; Excess sodium in the diet is linked with fluid retention and kidney stones. For example, a 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of beef jerky packs 620 mg of sodium, or 27% of the RDI (30). On average, canned soup has 700 mg of sodium, or 30% of the RDI, per 1-cup (245-gram) serving (9). More accurate values are given in the Nutritional Information on the package of most products, in the form of mg of sodium per serving. Deli meat alone makes up for about 70 percent of most people’s sodium intake, with around 400mg of sodium in each slice of meat. A 55-gram (2-ounce) serving of cold cuts averages 497 mg of sodium, or 21% of the RDI. This prediction is based on the nutrient content of these foods, but does not take into account your individual needs. Pudding doesn’t taste salty, but there’s plenty of sodium hiding in instant pudding mix. For example, 8-ounce (240-mL) serving of beef broth averages 782 mg of sodium, or 34% of the RDI. But be sure to check the label (7). Canned ravioli offers little in the way of nutrition but still contains almost a third of the day’s recommended allowance of sodium. You will notice that fast foods like cheese burgers, sandwiches, pancakes, hamburger, etc, contain high amount of sodium or salt. 0000118022 00000 n In a recent analysis, canned tuna averaged 247 mg of sodium per 3-ounce (85-gram) serving, or 10% of the RDI. 0000118672 00000 n Included are low, medium and high sodium content foods. 0000090247 00000 n A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of pretzels averages 322 mg of sodium, or 14% of the RDI (10). A 15-ounce can of beef ravioli is only 220 calories, which isn’t terrible, but the sodium content makes this an unideal option for those watching their blood pressure. 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Pass these up for lower-sodium canned options or buy fresh (9). .�J��3�2n^%2�a����K��ەq�-O�-w|1n��q��p�OG�}:�����c�Lf�r;�q��l�-�wx�r����n��z���n���ط�}����wx���OO�}z1��S/�}�����V� ��拡��-ŀ`��| m�`i�k%@�������5s��D�T� H��WKo1�ϯ�ؐ���T��;tܐF�*.� $������l��TD��=8��v���l��x����`���A�|���s9�H4��v:�[����&�HӁ�ŝ�e9=���\�i��9��?tN��`��e��8��Gk7��z��O�uz��OFh�~���!�P韆���p�J�!����S�)c[L� �������R(z�B�Z�|���4$�lT�g/5˦O�%=lW�Aj����-Xg,U�V��_%�\2�(W�����-F|J�/F� 7��rJN%�l�I0Qxeį/����t-}�Q8TҤ?ζ�l^ ر~� ��Kǟ`���N��4 ����p`B(�k�b Common salt or table salt is a chemical compound of sodium and chlorine and is called sodium chloride. The taste and convenience of fast food may not be worth its effects on your cardiovascular health. 4. These include all vegetables and dairy products, meat, and shellfish. Fortunately, you can easily find reduced-sodium broths and stocks, which have at least 25% less sodium per serving than the regular versions (20). Click on column header to sort foods by name or by sodium or calories. A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of American cheese has 377 mg of sodium, or 16% of the RDI, while the same amount of loaf cheese has 444 mg of sodium, or 19% of the RDI (28, 29). Ez���i ����M�©m;6�ũ�A���"�h�E�����N(�����C�b��N��e���eL�>�J��:5Kp@16�Om Salt Content of Common Foods. Packaged, plain, frozen shrimp commonly contains added salt for flavor, as well as sodium-rich preservatives. Nutritional Values For Common Foods And Products Daily values are based on 2000 calorie diet and 155 lbs (70 kg) body weight . 0000117941 00000 n �rN����E8=!���M�k�|u%�)w��luz�\�/ɨU �6�sムG��iM����f��ueP�����'��N�y��,)�Z�������vkh You will notice that vegetables and fruits are very low in sodium content. If you’re on a sodium-restricted diet, keep pickle portions small (31). Look at the table below. The most common form of sodium is sodium chloride, which is table salt. 0000002672 00000 n There’s no sign of food companies cutting back on how heavily they salt this popular meat. Sodium … A detailed list of salt or sodium content of common vegetables, fruits and fruit juices is given in the following table. For example, 1 cup (237 milliliters) of low-fat milk has about 100 mg of sodium. Here are 17 creative ways to add more veggies to your diet. Some of the sodium in salad dressing comes from salt. It gives listings for the grocery and a few fast food chains. 0000073243 00000 n The Nutrition Facts Label is a handy tool you can use every day to see the amount of sodium in packaged foods and beverages and make informed dietary choices. Sodium Content of Common Foods All values are given in mg of sodium for a 100 g (3.5 oz) food portion. You will notice that fast foods like cheese burgers, sandwiches, pancakes, hamburger, etc, contain high amount of sodium or salt. 0000102703 00000 n Wholemeal bread 100g 0.5g 1.3g. Draining and rinsing canned vegetables for a couple of minutes can reduce sodium content by 9–23%, depending on the vegetable. Some fruits are amazing sources of sodium. FDA’s education materials show you how! A 1/2-cup (127-gram) serving of baked beans in sauce packs 524 mg of sodium, or 23% of the RDI. 0000002529 00000 n 730 mg of sodium in just 1 slice. 1. Additionally, some brands add sodium-containing flavor additives, such as MSG and its cousins, disodium inosinate and disodium guanylate. Canned Soups Packaged broths and stocks, which are used as the base for soups and stews or to flavor meat and vegetable dishes, are notoriously high in salt. Though vegetables are incredibly healthy, many people don't get enough servings each day. Medium-potassium foods (50 to 200 mg per serving): 1 ounce of salted peanuts, almonds, or cashews (200) 1 large egg (60 mg) Potassium content of dairy foods: High-potassium foods (more than 200 mg per serving): 6 ounces of yogurt (260 to 435) 1 cup of nonfat, low-fat, or whole milk (350 to 380) Medium-potassium foods (50 to 200 mg per serving): 0000073515 00000 n You may not think to check the sodium in a can of plain tomato sauce or other canned tomato products, but you should. Whether in links or patties, sausage averages 415 mg of sodium per 2-ounce (55-gram) serving, or 18% of the RDI (31). 0000009440 00000 n Healthline Media does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. 0000118387 00000 n %PDF-1.7 %���� Instead, limit yourself to one slice and complete your meal with lower-sodium foods, such as a leafy green salad with low-sodium dressing. 0000007790 00000 n Sodium deficiency is not common. Sodium is needed for. 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