4 surprising high sodium foods
Many foods can hide far more sodium than you need. Check out these popular items and find out which lower-sodium ones you can try instead.
Canned corn has about 300-400 milligrams of sodium per serving. Choose fresh and frozen vegetables over canned varieties. Be sure to read the label, since some frozen vegetables can contain added sodium.
Canned tomato sauce
You’ll find about 250 milligrams of sodium in each serving of canned tomato sauce. Make a quick and easy sauce at home by blending fresh tomatoes.
Canned beans can contain anywhere from 400-500 milligrams of sodium per serving. Rinse them under water to wash away about 40% of the sodium content.
The sodium content in frozen entrees can vary. A single-serving frozen meal with 800 milligrams of sodium is almost half of what your body needs in a day! Check nutrition facts labels to find lower sodium options.