High Salt Content in Diet Staples

New research results show that, when 1,000 American adults were interviewed, the majority inaccurately considered that sea salt contains less sodium than table salt .
Around 50 per cent inaccurately considered that the main source of salt in their diet comes from the salt shaker. Almost, three-quarters of sodium is actually from processed foods in the American diet.
It is surprising how high in salt fast food, microwavable meals and meals are.
The following staples in our diets contain a lot of salt; cottage cheese contains an astounding 19 percent of our recommended daily allowance of salt.
Canned vegetables are also a high source of sodium. A small can of sliced carrots contains 370 milligrams of sodium. It is better to buy fresh vegetables in order to remain healthier.
Bread is also a sodium shocker, with many breads having more than 100 milligrams of sodium per slice.
Many of us think that eating more sweet foods than salty is better. Yet, there is a lot of salt in your breakfast bowl than you would think; 300 milligrams of salt in a bowl of Raisin Bran. It is best to check the nutritional labels on food.

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