The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend limiting sodium to less than 2,300 mg a day — or 1,500 mg if you’re age 51 or older. I have written about salt repeatedly here:

Some Sneaky Salt Statistics

Where does all the salt in our diet come from?

Does adding salt to the pot add sodium to the food?

The best and worst sandwich to order from Panera

How many calories in Wendy’s new fish sandwich?

What are some foods that hide high Sodium?

Cooking with Kathy Man


Nature’s Path organic blueberry cinnamon flax cereal, 230 mg per three-quarter cup
No Name granola, 5 mg per one-third cup
Post Shredded Wheat (original), zero sodium
Kellogg’s Two Scoops raisin bran, 280 mg per cup
Post Shreddies, 150 mg per three-quarter cup (45 g)
General Mills Cheerios (has heart logo), 190 mg per cup (27 g)
Kashi organic cinnamon harvest, no sodium
Quaker Oats oatmeal, no sodium


Safeway Organics flax bread with Omega 3 polyunsaturates, 450 mg per two slices (85 g)
Eating Right low fat, less sodium whole wheat bread, 360 mg per two slices (85 g)
Eating Right 100 per cent whole grain, eight grain bread, 320 mg per two slices (85 g)
Wonder soft white loaf with fibre, 220 mg per two slices (63 g)
City Bread rye bread, 135 mg per 28 g slice
Safeway fruit and fibre muffin, 240 mg per muffin (76…

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