Popular High Sodium Foods

1. Bread & rolls

A typical slice of white bread delivers 147 milligrams, so multiply that by two. Dinner rolls tend to be higher in sodium.

2. Potato chips, pretzels, and tortilla chips

Salt is a preservative that's used in foods to prolong their shelf-life. That's why snack foods are so salty.

3. Pizza

At an average of 624 milligrams of sodium per slice, eating two slices of pizza shop pie gives you about half of your recommended sodium intake for the day.

4. Sandwiches

You know that cold cuts like ham, turkey, salami, roast beef, and other preserved meats are high in sodium, but the meat is just a fraction of that sandwich.

5. Soups

Most soups, especially canned soups, as a category generally have way too much sodium."Foods like these also don't offer any other positive nutrition like fiber, vitamins, and protein,"

6. Canned tuna

At an average of 200 to 300 milligrams of sodium per serving, anyone who has heart disease or diabetes can't risk eating canned tuna,"

7. Burritos and tacos

Those tasty burritos at your favorite taco joint contain about 1,000 milligrams of sodium, the tacos a little less.

"While you can't completely eradicate salt from your diet, eating potassium-rich foods like fish, avocados, bananas and vegetables will do wonders to help limit its negative effects."