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What are examples of high-sodium foods?

The following is a list of high-sodium foods:

  • Bacon, salt pork, sausages, scrapple, ham, dried beef, tongue (smoked), corned beef, frankfurters, cold cuts, canned meat, canned seafood or fish (except those canned in water without salt)
  • Processed cheese and cheese spreads, steak sauce (as well as other meat sauces), catsup, mustard, soy sauce, barbecue sauces, chili sauce, packaged gravy and sauce mixes, canned tomato sauce, canned soup, bouillon cubes, dried soup mixes, salted crackers, Shake N Bake, baking soda, Alka-Seltzer, Bromo-Seltzer, Brioschi, Accent and other meat tenderizers
  • Chinese dishes
  • Pickles, relish, sauerkraut, olives, buttermilk
  • Vegetable juices, tomato juice
  • Garlic salt, onion salt, celery salt
  • Potato chips, pretzels, salted popcorn, salted nuts
  • Pizza, delicatessen salads, packed or prepared casserole-type dishes, frozen dinners

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