- Foods that otherwise seem healthy may have high levels of sodium (e.g., cottage cheese and turkey breast luncheon meat).
- Sodium is already part of processed foods and cannot be removed.
- Sodium is included in surprising ways. For example, much of the raw chicken and pork bought from a store has been injected with a sodium solution.
- Too many foods in restaurants are high in sodium.
- Some foods that you eat several times a day, such as bread, add up to a lot of sodium even though each serving is not high in sodium.
- Be sure to read labels and choose the product lower in sodium, and ask for lower sodium options while dining out.
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Eating less sodium, or salt, is a challenge.Helpful? 1 person found this helpful.