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Sodium Content in Common Foods

Which Snacks Are the Saltiest?

While small amounts of salt are necessary for the body to function normally, too much sodium in the diet contributes to high blood pressure, so you should do your best to avoid taking in too much. A woman shouldn't exceed more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium a day. You may be thinking you don't need to worry because you never sprinkle salt on your food, but many pre-made foods already contain high amounts of sodium. So take this quiz to find out if you know which foods are the healthier choices.

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Which crunchy snack contains MORE sodium?
20 Newman's Own Organic Spelt Pretzels
16 Garden of Eatin' Multi-Grain Tortilla Chips
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Which cracker contains the LEAST amount of sodium?
1 Doctor Kracker Seedlander Flatbread Cracker
4 Kashi Roasted Garlic & Thyme Party Crackers
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Which cheese contains the MOST sodium?
1/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack
1/4 cup shredded Mild Cheddar
1/4 cup shredded Mozzarella
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Which beverage contains the LEAST amount of sodium?
8 oz. fresh tangerine juice
8 oz. Simply Lemonade
8 oz. lowfat milk (1 percent)
Guess Who?
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Guess Who?

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