Saltiest Foods

Find the top ten sources of sodium among common—yet surprising—foods. These ten foods comprise 44% of all the sodium Americans eat.

Rank Food Percent of
sodium intake
1. Breads and rolls 7.4%
2. Cold cuts and cured meats 5.1%
3. Pizza 4.9%
4. Poultry 4.5%
5. Soups 4.3%
6. Sandwiches 4.0%
7. Cheese 3.8%
8. Pasta dishes 3.3%
9. Meat dishes 3.2%
10. Snacks 3.1%
Source: Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

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