Food Center
Basic Info
Label Guidelines
Tips on Reducing Sodium

Low-Salt Books from InData Publishing

Pocket Guide to Low Sodium Foods
Pocket Guide to Low Sodium Foods

2nd Edition
BUY NOW!

The Hasty Gourmet Low Salt Favorites cookbook
The Hasty Gourmet™ Low Salt Favorites


BUY NOW!
and get a signed copy

 

See other products
from InData
Go arrow 
 
 

TIPS ON REDUCING SODIUM -
Avoid Foods High in Sodium

 
 
 

The following foods usually contain large amounts of sodium. Try to avoid or consume only small quantities. See Low Salt Products for lower sodium alternatives.

  • Bakery items — bagels, artisan breads, donuts and pastries
  • Canned foods — soups, meats, fish, sauerkraut, beans and vegetables
  • Convenience items — frozen dinners, pizza, cereals and packaged mixes (such as pancakes, food “helpers,” stuffing and rice dishes)
  • Dairy products — cheese and cottage cheese
  • Deli items — bacon, luncheon meats, corned beef, smoked meats or fish, sausage, sardines, anchovies and mayonnaise-based salads (like coleslaw and potato salad)
  • Snack foods — crackers, chips and dips
  • Condiments — Dijon mustard, ketchup, mayonnaise, salad dressings, pickles, olives, capers and salsa
  • Sauces — gravy, barbecue, pasta, teriyaki and soy sauces
  • Baking needs — self-rising flour, baking and biscuit mixes, bouillon cubes, batter and coating mixes, packaged seasoning mixes, breadcrumbs, corn syrup, cooking wines, meat tenderizers, monosodium glutamate (MSG), baking powder and baking soda
  • Beverages — tomato and vegetable juices, Bloody Mary and chocolate drink mixes
 
 
 
This page last updated: 08/01/10