The Six Salty
- Author: Adam Floyd Nov 22, 2017,
Nov 22, 2017, 6:36
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DO YOU KNOW? THESE SIX POPULAR FOODS CAN ADD HIGH LEVELS OF SODIUM TO YOUR DIETMore news: Pacific Aquarium exhibits its wonders in Summer of Wonder
The American Heart Association recommends that you try to consume less than 1,500 mg of sodium per day. Look for the Heart-Check symbol to find products that help you make smarter choices about the foods you eat.1. COLD MEATS & amp; SMOKED - A 2-oz. Serving, or 6 thin slices, of deli meat may contain up to half the recommended amount of sodium per day. Find the low - sodium varieties of your favorite meats. 2. PIZZA - A pizza slice with several ingredients can contain more than half the recommended sodium per day. To your next slice put less cheese and more vegetables. | 3. SOUP - Sodium in a bowl of canned soup can range from 100 to 940 milligrams - more than half of what is recommended to consume daily. Check the labels to find low - sodium varieties. 4. BREADS & amp; ROLLS - Even if each portion you consume does not appear to be high in sodium, some foods you eat several times a day, such as bread, add up to large amounts. Check the labels to find low - sodium varieties. 5. BIRDS - Sodium levels in birds vary according to the preparation. You will find a large range of sodium in these products, so it is important to choose wisely. 6. BURRITES & amp; TACOS - Two teaspoons of the taco condiment that comes in package can have 411 mg of sodium! Make your own by combining ½ teaspoon cumin, oregano, chili powder and garlic powder for a total of 42 mg of sodium.
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