10 High-sodium Foods To Avoid And Why

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Welcome to our web story on 10 high-sodium foods to avoid and why. Get ready to learn about the dangers of consuming too much salt.

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Slide number=1. Processed meats like bacon, sausage, and deli meats are high in sodium and can increase your risk of heart disease and stroke.

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2. Canned soups may seem like a convenient meal, but they often contain high levels of sodium. Opt for homemade soups or low-sodium options instead.

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3. Did you know that bread and rolls can be a hidden source of sodium? Check the nutrition label and choose whole grain options with less salt.

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4. Pizza may be a popular choice, but it's also loaded with sodium. Limit your intake or make your own at home with fresh ingredients and less salt.

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5. Condiments like soy sauce, ketchup, and salad dressings can add up to a lot of sodium in your diet. Look for low-sodium alternatives or make your own.

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6. Frozen meals may be convenient, but they often contain high levels of sodium to preserve flavor. Opt for homemade meals or choose low-sodium options.

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7. Cheese is a delicious addition to many dishes, but it's also high in sodium. Choose low-sodium varieties or limit your intake to small portions.

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8. Snack foods like chips, pretzels, and crackers are often high in sodium. Look for low-sodium options or make your own snacks with less salt.

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9. Sauces and gravies can be a hidden source of sodium in your meals. Make your own with fresh ingredients or choose low-sodium options.