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  • GENERIC AVERAGE − this amount is calculated by averaging the sodium in all brands of this food type.
  • LOW SODIUM BRANDS − products are listed alphabetically and are very low in sodium (35mg or less) unless indicated.

Find more low-sodium products with 140mg or less in the Pocket Guide To Low Sodium Foods.

Butter & Margarine

GENERIC AVERAGE
Ghee (clarified butter), 1 tbsp (0mg)
Butter spray, 2 sprays (5mg)
Butter, salted, stick or tub, 1 tbsp (60mg)
Butter, unsalted, 1 tbsp (0mg)
Butter, whipped, 1 tbsp (60mg)
Butter, flavored, parmesan & basil, 1 tbsp (170mg)
Margarine, stick or tub, 1 tbsp (100mg)
Margarine, unsalted, 1 tbsp (0mg)
Plant-based butter-flavored spread, 1 tbsp (105mg)
Butter-flavored granules, 1 tsp (180mg)

LOW SODIUM BRANDS
Butter
Unsalted butter – most brands within generic average
Chef Shamy
Strawberry Honey Butter, 1 tbsp (30mg)
Green Valley Creamery
Lactose Free Cultured Butter Lightly Salted, 1 tbsp (30mg)
H-E-B
 White & Black Truffle Finishing Butter, 1 tbsp (0mg)
H-E-B Tuscan Herb Finishing Butter, 1 tbsp (10mg)
H-E-B Jalapeno Chipotle Finishing Butter, 1 tbsp (10mg)
H-E-B Lemon Herb Finishing Butter, 1 tbsp (20mg)
It’s Just Butter Powder Nothing Else! (30mg)
Land O’Lakes Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread, 1 tbsp (30mg)
Meyenberg Goat Milk Butter, 1 tbsp (0mg)
Parker’s Maple Butter, 1 tbsp (0mg)
Stop & Shop Tuscan Herb Finishing Butter, 1 tbsp (25mg)
Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter, 1 tbsp (20mg)
Wegmans Garlic & Parsley Finishing Butter, 1 tbsp (20mg)
Wegmans Truffle Finishing Butter, 1 tbsp (25mg)

Margarine
Unsalted margarine – most brands within generic average*
*Known brands: Becel, Bunge, Earth Balance, Fleischmann’s, Gold-n Sweet
Fleischmann’s
Original Soft Spread, 1 tbsp (35mg)
Smart Balance LS Butter Spread, 1 tbsp (30mg)

Plant-Based Butter Spread
Melt Organic Butter Made From Plants Unsalted Butter Sticks, 1 tbsp (0mg)
Miyoko’s Creamery GF Unsalted Plant Butter, 1 tbsp (0mg)
Violife Unsalted Vegan Plant “Butter, 1 tbsp (0mg)

Cheese

GENERIC AVERAGE
Hard Cheeses
Swiss, 1 oz, avg (60mg)
Mozzarella, fresh, 1 oz, avg (85mg)
Gruyere, 1 oz, avg (95mg)
Goat cheese, hard, 1 oz, avg (98mg)
Goat cheese, soft, 1 oz, avg (104mg)
Goat cheese, semisoft, 1 oz, avg (146mg)
Mozzarella, part-skim, low moisture, 1 oz, avg (150mg)
Jack (monterey), 1 oz, avg (152mg)
Queso, Chihuahua, 1 oz, avg (175mg)
Mozzarella, whole milk, 1 oz, avg (178mg)
Muenster, 1 oz, avg (178mg)
Brie, 1 oz, avg (178mg)
Colby/Cheddar, 1 oz, avg (180mg)
Havarti/Tilsit, 1 oz, avg (213mg)
Stilton, 1 oz, avg (220mg)
Limburger, 1 oz, avg (227mg)
Gouda, 1 oz, avg (232mg)
Camembert, 1 oz, avg (239mg)
Provolone, 1 oz, avg (248mg)
Feta, 1 oz, avg (316mg)
Romano, 1 oz, avg (340mg)
American (processed), 1 oz, avg (380mg)
Blue or gorgonzola, 1 oz, avg (390mg)
Asiago, 1 oz, avg (400mg)
Parmesan, 1 oz, avg (454mg)
Roquefort, 1 oz, avg (513mg)

Packaged/Sliced
Swiss, 0.8 oz, avg (43mg)
Monterey jack, 0.8 oz, avg (120mg)
Mozzarella, 0.8 oz, avg (130mg)
Cheddar, 0.8 oz, avg (139mg)
Muenster, 0.8 oz, avg (141mg)
Provolone, 0.8 oz, avg (196mg)
Soy-based, mozzarella or American,1 slice, avg (220mg)
American/Processed, 0.8 oz, avg (226mg)

LOW SODIUM BRANDS
Hard Cheeses
American Heritage 
Low Sodium Cheddar (5mg)
Boar’s Head 
Natural Swiss, No Salt Added (10mg)
Boar’s Head 
Lacey Swiss, Reduced Fat / Sodium (35mg)
Cantare 
Fresh Mozzrella, all varieties (20mg)
Cappiello 
Marinated Irish Fresh Mozzarella, 1.3 oz (10mg)
Cucina Andolina 
Fresh Mozzarella (10mg)
Dietz & Watson 
Lacey Swiss (35mg)
Firefly Farms 
Mt Top Blue Goat, 1 oz (30mg)
Heluva Good 
Reduced Sodium Cheddar Cheddar (25mg)
Hillandale Farms 
Swiss, No Salt Added (10mg)
Maggio 
Shredded Parmesan, 1 tbsp (35mg)
Miceli’s 
Fresh Mozzarella Cheese (5mg)
Mozzarella Co 
offers several unsalted/lightly salted goat cheese, mozzarella, queso fresco & queso blanco cheeses
Mozzarella Fresca 
Fresh Mozzarella, all non-marinated (25mg)
Parma! 
Parmesan seasoning (non-dairy), 1 tbsp (25mg)
Polly-O 
Fresh Mozzarella (15mg)
Swissrose 
Swiss Cheese (15mg)
Swiss Valley Farms 
No Salt Added Swiss (5mg)
Wegmans 
No Salt Swiss (10mg)

Packaged/Sliced
Kraft Deli Fresh Swiss, 0.8 oz (35mg)
Lorraine Cheese Deli Sliced Swiss, 0.8 oz (15mg)
Lorraine Cheese Deli Sliced Reduced Fat Swiss, 0.8 oz (35mg)
Sargento Reduced Fat Swiss, 0.8 oz (30mg)

Cottage Cheese & Ricotta

GENERIC AVERAGE
Hoop cheese (dry curd cottage cheese), FF, 1 oz, avg (4mg)
Ricotta cheese, 1/4 cup, avg (52mg)
Ricotta cheese, part skim, 1/4 cup, avg (78mg)
Farmer cheese (dry curd cottage cheese), 1 oz, avg (120mg)
Cottage cheese, large curd, 1/2 cup, avg (390mg)
Cottage cheese, small curd, 1/2 cup, avg (410mg)

LOW SODIUM BRANDS
Calabro Ricotta, FF, 1/4 cup (30mg)
Crowley 
LF Cottage Cheese, No Salt Added (75mg)
Friendship 
Cottage Cheese, LF, No Salt Added (50mg) Review
Hood 
Cottage Cheese, LF, No Salt Added (55mg) Review
Lucerne 
Cottage Cheese, No Salt Added (45mg) Review

Cream

GENERIC AVERAGE
Whipped cream topping, pressurized, 1 tbsp (0mg)
Creme fraiche, 1 tbsp (3mg)
Cream, heavy whipping, 1 tbsp (5mg)
Light cream, 1 tbsp (11mg)
Half & half, 1 tbsp (9mg)
Half & half, fat free, 1 tbsp (15mg)

LOW SODIUM BRANDS
Most brands within generic average

Cream Cheese & Cheese Spreads

GENERIC AVERAGE
Mascarpone, 1 oz (15mg)
Cream cheese, whipped, 1 oz (85mg)
Cream cheese, 1 oz (110mg)
Cream cheese, less fat (Neufchatel), 1 oz (120mg)
Cream cheese, fat free, 1 oz (252mg)
Cream cheese, flavored, 1 oz (132mg)
Cheese spread, cream cheese base, 1 oz, avg (191mg)
Cheese spread, plant-based/vegan, 1 oz (170mg)

LOW SODIUM BRANDS (75mg or less)
Bagels Forever Whipped Cream Cheese, 2 tbsp (65mg)
Boursin Fig & Balsamic Cream Cheese, 2 tbsp (70mg)
Cabot Premium Cream Cheese, 2 tbsp (75mg)
Crystal Farms Blueberry Cream Cheese, 2 tbsp (70mg)
Good Culture Probiotic Cream Cheese, 2 tbsp (75mg)
Green Valley GF Lactose Free Cream Cheese, 2 tbsp (75mg)
J&J Whipped Cream Cheese, 2 tbsp (75mg)
Nancy’s Probiotic Cultured Cream Cheese, 2 tbsp (40mg)
Nancy’s Organic Cultured Cream Cheese, 2 tbsp (40mg)
Nancy’s Organic Garlic Herb Cream Cheese Spread, 2 tbsp (70mg)
Norman’s Original Cream Cheese, 2 tbsp (60mg)
Philadelphia Whipped Mixed Berry Cream Cheese, 2 tbsp (75mg)
President Pub Cheese Cheddar & Sriracha, 2 tbsp (60mg)
Rising Sun Farms Cheese Tortas Pumpkin Spice, 2 tbsp (45mg)
Rising Sun Farms Cheese Tortas Cranberry Orange, 2 tbsp (50mg)
Rising Sun Farms Cheese Tortas Marionberry, 2 tbsp (50mg)
Rising Sun Farms Cheese Tortas Key Lime, 2 tbsp (55mg)
Rising Sun Farms Cheese Tortas Mild Curry, 2 tbsp (55mg)
Sprouts Cream Cheese, 2 tbsp (75mg)

Plant-Based/Dairy-Free Cream Cheese
Vevan Uncreamcheese Caramelized Peach & Maple, 2 tbsp (35mg)
Vevan Uncreamcheese Strawberries & Cream Nondairy Alternative, 2 tbsp (45mg)
Wildbrine Wild Creamery Plant-Based Cream Cheese Alternative, 2 tbsp (65mg)

Eggs & Egg Substitutes

GENERIC AVERAGE
Egg yolk, large, 1 (8mg)
Egg white, large, 1 (55mg)
Egg, large, 1 (71mg)
Egg substitute, liquid, fat free, 3 tbsp (85mg)
Egg substitute, powder, 1 tbsp (150mg)

LOW SODIUM BRANDS
Fresh eggs
– most brands within generic average
Egg substitutes – most brands within generic average

Plant-based egg substitutes
Ener-G GF Egg Replacer (20mg)
The Neat Egg GF Egg Substitute (0mg)
OrgraN GF Egg Replacer (0mg)
Simple Truth GF Organic Plant Based Egg Replacer (0mg)
Simply Eggless, 1/4 cup (20mg)

Milk Products

GENERIC AVERAGE
Milk, whole, 1 cup (105mg)
Milk, 2%, cup (115mg)
Milk, non fat, 1 cup (128mg)
Milk, chocolate, 1 cup (200mg)
Buttermilk, lowfat, 1 cup (363mg)

Milk Alternatives
Soy milk, plain unsweetened, refrig, 1 cup (81mg)
Soy milk, chocolate, refrig, 1 cup (78mg)
Soy milk, shelf-stable, plain, 1 cup (125mg)
Rice milk, refrig, plain, 1 cup (94mg)
Rice milk, plain unsweetened, shelf-stable, 1 cup (100mg)
Almond milk, plain unsweetened, shelf-stable, 1 cup (146mg)

LOW SODIUM BRANDS
Milk Products

Most brands within generic average

Milk alternatives
Blue Dragon Coconut Milk Light, shelf-stable, 1/3 cup (0mg)
Cocojune Cultured Coconut GF Organic Unsweetened Vanilla, 4 oz (14mg)
Dream GF Horchata Traditional, 1 cup (20mg)
Edensoy GF Unsweetened Soymilk, 1 cup (10mg)
Elmhurst GF Unsweetened Milked Almonds, 1 cup (5mg)
Elmhurst GF Matcha Oat Latte, shelf-stable, 1 cup (10mg)
Elmhurst GF Flash Brew Oat Latte, shelf-stable, 1 cup (10mg)
So Delicious Organic Unsweetened Coconutmilk, shelf-stable, 1 cup (10mg)
So Delicious Organic Unsweetened Vanilla Coconutmilk, shelf-stable, 1 cup (10mg)
So Delicious Organic Original Coconutmilk, shelf-stable, 1 cup (10mg)
So Delicious Organic Vanilla Coconutmilk, shelf-stable, 1 cup (10mg)
So Delicious Organic Unsweetened Coconutmilk, refrig, 1 cup (25mg)
So Delicious Organic Unsweetened Vanilla Coconutmilk, refrig, 1 cup (25mg)
So Delicious Organic Original Coconutmilk, refrig, 1 cup (30mg)
Three Trees Organic Unsweetened Almondmilk, refrig, 1 cup (10mg)
Three Trees Organic Unsweetened Vanilla Bean Almondmilk, refrig, 1 cup (10mg)
Three Trees Organic Oatmilk with Seeds, refrig, 1 cup (20mg)
West Life Organic Unsweetened Soymilk, Plain, 1 cup (25mg)
West Life 
Organic Unsweetened Soymilk, Vanilla, 1 cup (25mg)

Sour Cream

GENERIC AVERAGE
Sour cream, 2 tbsp (15mg)
Sour cream, reduced fat, 2 tbsp (25mg)
Imitation sour cream, 2 tbsp (31mg)

LOW SODIUM BRANDS
Most brands within generic average

Yogurt & Non-Dairy Substitutes

GENERIC AVERAGE
Greek yogurt, whole milk, plain, 6 oz (60mg)
Greek yogurt, lowfat, plain, 6 oz (58mg)
Greek yogurt with fruit, whole milk, 6 oz (63mg)
Greek yogurt with fruit, nonfat, 6 oz (54mg)
Regular yogurt, whole milk, plain, 6 oz (78mg)
Regular yogurt, lowfat, plain, 6 oz (119mg)
Regular yogurt with fruit, whole milk, 6 oz (75mg)
Regular yogurt with fruit, nonfat, 6 oz (122mg)

Yogurt & Non-Dairy Drinks
Fruit flavored yogurt drink, 7 oz (100mg)
Kefir, fruit flavored, lowfat, 7 oz (120mg)

LOW SODIUM BRANDS (40mg or less)
Greek Yogurt
Chobani Flip Coffee Brownie Bliss (40mg)
Fage Total 2% most varieties (40mg)
Great Value Greek Light Nonfat Blueberry (40mg)
Norman’s Greek IQ Smart Strawberry (35mg)
Norman’s Greek IQ Virtuoso Vanilla (35mg)
Norman’s Greek IQ Banana-Berry (35mg)
Norman’s Greek IQ Blueberry (35mg)
Tillamook Oregon Strawberry (35mg)
Tillamook California Peach or Old-Fashioned Vanilla (35mg)
Tillamook Washington Raspberry (35mg)
Tillamook Oregon Blueberry or Marionberry (40mg)
Tillamook Oregon Dark Cherry or Berry Patch (40mg)
Tillamook Stumptown Cold Brew Coffee (40mg)
Two Good 2G Sugar Plain or Mandarin Orange (25mg)
Two Good Good Save Meyer Lemon (30mg)
Two Good 2G Sugar Strawberry Banana (35mg)
Two Good 2G Sugar Strawberry or Peach (35mg)
Two Good 2G Sugar Mango Hibiscus or Black Cherry or Vanilla (35mg)
Two Good 2G Sugar Mixed Berry or Blueberry (35mg)
Two Good 2G Sugar Raspberry or Coconut (35mg)

Regular Yogurt
Icelandic Provisions Skyr Extra Creamy Vanilla Bean (40mg)
Icelandic Provisions Skyr Extra Creamy Vanilla Bean (40mg)
Icelandic Provisions Skyr Extra Creamy Cold Brew Coffee (40mg)
Icelandic Provisions Skyr Extra Creamy Peach Apricot Almonds (40mg)
Icelandic Provisions Skyr Extra Creamy Wild Blueberry Walnuts (40mg)
Icelandic Provisions Skyr Extra Creamy Strawberry Almonds (40mg)
Ratio Keto Friendly Mixed Berry or Blueberry (40mg)
Ratio Keto Friendly Black Cherry or Vanilla (40mg)
Ratio Keto Friendly Peach or Strawberry (40mg)
Ratio Keto Friendly Mango or Coconut (40mg)

Non-Dairy Yogurt Alternatives
Nancy’s
 Oatmilk Plain (5mg)
Nancy’s Oatmilk Vanilla or Blueberry (5mg)
Nancy’s Oatmilk Passion Fruit Banana (5mg)
Nancy’s Oatmilk Strawberry Hibiscus (5mg)
Oui Dairy Free Coconut or Vanilla (20mg)
Oui 
Dairy Free Strawberry or Mango (20mg)
Oui 
Dairy Free Raspberry (20mg)
Silk
Greek Style Strawberry with Coconutmilk (25mg)
Silk Greek Style Lemon with Coconutmilk (25mg)
Silk 
Greek Style Blueberry with Coconutmilk (25mg)
Silk 
Greek Style Vanilla with Coconutmilk (30mg)
Trader Joe’s
Organic Creamy Cashew Plain, 3/4 cup (10mg)

Yogurt & Non-Dairy Drinks (50mg or less)
Activa Probiotic Immune System Strawberry or Raspberry, 3 oz (50mg)
Activa Probiotic Dailies Strawberry or Vanilla, 3 oz (50mg)
Activa Probiotic Dailies Cherry & Blueberry, 3 oz (50mg)
Activa Probiotic Dailies Strawberry Blueberry, 3 oz (50mg)
Chobani Greek Yogurt Daily Probiotics Strawberry Banana, 4 oz (50mg)
Chobani Greek Yogurt Daily Probiotics Strawberry or Mixed Berry, 4 oz (50mg)
Lifeway Kefir BioKefir Pomegranate Blueberry, 3.5 oz (50mg)
Lifeway Kefir BioKefir Vanilla, 3.5 oz (50mg)
Lifeway Kefir Organic Lowfat Mango or Lowfat Mixed Berry, 3.5 oz (50mg)
Lifeway Kefir Organic Lowfat Strawberry or Lowfat Vanilla, 3.5 oz (50mg)
Lifeway Kefir BioKefir Pomegranate Blueberry, 3.5 oz (50mg)

Abbreviations used:

GF gluten free
LS low salt
mg milligrams
NSA no salt added

 

oz ounce
prep prepared
tbsp tablespoon
tsp teaspoon