Everybody knows that sodium is a necessary part of our body that helps in maintains proper blood pressure. Naturally, sodium is including in most of the food that we eat in our daily life.
In recent research from 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, it is recommended that healthy adults should limit their sodium intake to less than 2300 milligrams per day. Moreover, it is also recommended that adults with high blood pressure should maintain their daily limit below 1500 milligrams.
Below you can find the list of foods with high sodium that can help you in boosting sodium levels.
What foods are high in sodium?
1. Salad dressings
For a better taste and to extend the salad’s life salt is added to bottled salt dressing. The Sodium range is 125 – 200 mg.
Pizza is a multi-ingredient dish with a high amount of sodium include in it. Many of the ingredients such as sauce, meat, cheese, and garlic contain a significant amount of sodium. And all these ingredients combined to make pizza.
Condiments such as barbecue sauce and sausage sauce include a high amount of sodium, which can be mostly added to enhance their taste. The sodium range in condiments is 250- 270 mg.
4. Soy Sauce
The fragmentation process requires a lot of salt. And its sodium range is 780- 879.
5. Frozen meals
For flavor enhancement and preservation as well, an excessive amount of sodium ranging from 921- 1,940 mg is often added.
6. Cured Ham
The sodium range per cup of cured Ham is 2100 mg.
7. Flour Tortillas
Flour tortillas are usually baked with a combination of sodium powder and baking soda both. Therefore they include higher sodium. The sodium range is 410 – 490 mg.
8. Sun Flower Seeds
In sunflower seeds, sodium per oz is 1706 mg.
9. Macaroni and cheese
This is a favorite food for the majority of Americans and contains a high amount of sodium. If you are a macaroni lover, need not worry because in a recent analysis it is suggested to the manufacturers to add lower sodium in macaroni and cheese as well. In 70-gram macaroni and cheese, the average amount of sodium is 475 mg.
10. Vegetable juice
8-ounce vegetable juice may contain a high amount of sodium. The average amount is 405 mg.
I hope the above article will help you in maintaining your diet, however, if you have any disease it is recommended to consult with a nutrition specialist.