When you click on a category below, you’ll see:

  • 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.

Breakfast Meats

GENERIC AVERAGE
Bacon, pork, cured, uncooked, 1 oz slice (210mg)
Bacon, Canadian-style, 1 oz  (214mg)
Bacon, meatless, 2 strips (234mg)
Sausage patty, chicken or turkey, 1.3 oz (247mg)
Sausage link, chicken or turkey, 1.4 oz (282mg)
Bacon, turkey, uncooked, 1 oz (300mg)
Sausage patty, pork, 1.3 oz (303mg)
Sausage patty, meatless, 1.3 oz (337mg)
Sausage link, beef, 1.4 oz (346mg)
Sausage link, meatless, 1.8 oz (444mg)
Pancetta, 1 oz (460mg)

LOW SODIUM BRANDS (125mg or less)
Butterball
Turkey Bacon, Lower Sodium, 2 slices (80mg)
Des Moines Uncured Country Bacon, 2 slices (125mg)
Hooray Foods GF Plant-Based Bacon, 1 slice (110mg)
Jennie-O Lower Sodium Turkey Bacon, 2 slices (100mg)
Plainfield Farms Natural LS Hardwood Smoked Bacon, 2 slices (120mg)
Zoglo’s Plant Based Sausage Links, 1 link (125mg)

Burgers, Hot Dogs & Sausages

GENERIC AVERAGE
Burgers & Patties
Bison (buffalo) patty, uncooked, 3 oz (66mg)
Beef patty, uncooked, 4 oz (90mg)
Turkey patty, uncooked, 4 oz (92mg)
Salmon patty, uncooked, 3 oz (343mg)
Veggie burger, frozen, 2.5 oz (398mg)
Chicken patty, breaded/seasoned, 4 oz (596mg)

Hot Dogs
Hot dog, vegetarian, 2.5 oz (330mg)
Hot dog, beef, lower sodium, 2.7 oz (350mg)
Hot dog, pork, 2 oz (457mg)
Hot dog, beef, 2 oz (472mg)
Hot dog, turkey, 2 oz (493mg)

Brats & Sausages
Italian sausage, 2.1 oz (460mg)
Portuguese sausage, 2 oz (469mg)
Bratwurst, 2.1 oz (508mg)
Vienna sausage, canned, 2.1 oz (527mg)
Braunschweiger, 2 oz (554mg)
Knockwurst, 2.1 oz (558mg)
Chorizo, 2.1 oz (590mg)
Polish sausage, 2.1 oz (636mg)
Kielbasa, turkey/beef, smoked, 2 oz (672mg)

LOW SODIUM BRANDS 
Burgers & Patties (80mg or less)
Bubba Burger GF Gourmet Slider Beef (50mg)
Bubba Burger GF Grass Fed Beef (65mg)
Bubba Burger GF Reduced Fat Beef (70mg)
Bubba Burger GF Sweet Onion Beef (80mg)
Bubba Burger GF Wagyu Beef (80mg)
Kroger Turkey Burger (80mg)
Philly-Gourmet 100% Pure Beef/Angus Patty (60mg)
Philly-Gourmet 100% Pure Beef Thick & Beefy Patty (80mg)

Hot Dogs, Brats & Sausages
No known products with less than 140mg sodium.

Deli/Luncheon Meats

Generic average
Turkey breast, lower sodium, 2 slices, 2 oz (340mg)
Roast beef, 2 slices, 2 oz (500mg)
Turkey breast, 2 slices, 2 oz (502mg)
Ham, 2 slices, 2 oz (530mg)
Bologna, beef, 2 slices, 2 oz (566mg)
Pastrami, beef, 2 oz (600mg)
Salami, 2 slices, 2 oz (986mg)

LOW SODIUM BRANDS (75mg or less)
Boar’s Head NSA Roast Beef, 2 oz (40mg)
Boar’s Head NSA Turkey Breast, 2 oz (55mg)
Diestel Turkey Ranch NSA Turkey Breast, 3 oz (50mg)
Dietz & Watson NSA Turkey Breast, 2 oz (50mg)
Philly-Gourmet Steaks for Sandwiches, 1.1 oz (20mg)
Steak-umm Sliced Steaks, 1.1 oz (20mg)
Steak-umm Sliced Angus Steaks, 1.1 oz (20mg)
Wegmans Just Roast Beef, 2 oz (40mg)

Fish & Seafood – Canned

GENERIC AVERAGE
Oysters, 3 oz (95mg)
Oysters, smoked, 3 oz (280mg)
Herring, pickled, boneless, 1 oz (247mg)
Sardines in oil, 3 oz (261mg)
Crab, 2 oz, avg (300mg)
Mackerel, jack, 3 oz (321mg)
Salmon, pink, 3 oz (324mg)
Tuna, packed in oil, 3 oz (337mg)
Tuna, 25% less sodium, 3 oz (205mg)
Gefilte fish, 2 oz (345mg)
Mussels, smoked, 3 oz (370mg)
Clams, chopped/minced, 3 oz (370mg)
Caviar, black or red, 1 oz (425mg)
Shrimp, 4 oz can (550mg)
Anchovies in oil, 0.5 oz (860mg)

Anchovy paste & Clam juice
Clam juice, 1/4 cup (240mg)
Anchovy paste, 1 tbsp (940mg)

LOW SODIUM BRANDS (100mg or less)
Salmon
Crown Prince Natural Pink Salmon, 3 oz (55mg)
Miramonte
Alaskan Pink Salmon NSA, 2 oz (60mg)
Natural Sea Wild Salmon Pink Unsalted, 1/3 cup (50mg)
Raincoast Trading Pink Salmon NSA, 1/4 cup (25mg)
Raincoast Trading Wild Sockeye Salmon NSA, 1/4 cup (35mg)
Safe Catch NSA Pacific Pink Salmon, 3 oz (85mg)
Wild Planet NSA Wild Pink Salmon, 3 oz (95mg)

Sardines
Bela Sardines in Lemon Flavored Olive Oil, 1/4 cup (57mg)
Brunswick Sardines in Spring Water, 1/2 can (100mg)
El Mexicana Sardines in Tomato Sauce, 3 oz (95mg)
Henry & Lisa’s Wild Sardines in Water, 3 oz (87mg)
Hill Country Fare Sardines in Water, 1 can (90mg)
Hill Country Fare Sardines in Oil, 1 can (99mg)
King Oscar Skinless/Boneless Sardines in Water NSA, 3 oz (40mg)
Reese Skinless/Boneless Sardines in Water, 3 oz (45mg)
Wild Planet NSA Wild Sardines in Water, 3 oz (70mg)

Tuna
American Tuna Wild Albacore NSA, 3 oz (75mg)
Blue Harbor NSA Wild Albacore Tuna, 3 oz (45mg)
Bumble Bee Solid White Albacore in Water LS, 3 oz (65mg)
Chicken of the Sea Albacore Premium NSA, 3 oz (70mg)
Field Day NSA Wild Caught Albacore, 3 oz (65mg)
Gefen Fancy Albacore Chunk White LS, 3 oz (35mg)
Genova NSA Albacore Tuna in Olive Oil, 3 oz (70mg)
Henry & Lisa’s NSA Solid White Albacore, 3 oz (19mg)
Natural Sea Unsalted Wild Albacore, 3 oz (65mg)
Natural Sea Unsalted Wild Albacore, 1 pkg (100mg)
Natural Value Albacore in Water NSA, 3 oz (70mg)
Rainforest Trading Wild Albacore NSA, 1/2 can (30mg)
Safe Catch Wild Albacore Tuna, 2 oz (20mg)
StarKist Chunk White Albacore NSA, 3 oz (65mg)
StarKist LS Wild Caught Albacore White Tuna, 3 oz (70mg)
Wild Planet NSA Skipjack Wild Tuna, 3 oz (30mg)
Wild Planet NSA Skipjack Wild Tuna, pouch (55mg)
Wild Planet NSA Albacore Wild Tuna, 3 oz (85mg)

Other canned fish
Crown Prince
 Natural Kipper Snacks with Cracked Back Pepper, 3 oz (70mg)
Crown Prince Natural Kipper Snacks Naturally Smoked, 3 oz (70mg)
Delfino Anchovy Fillet in Oil, 0.5 oz (78mg)
Geisha Smoked Baby Clams, 1/4 cup (60mg)
Les Mouettes d’Arvor Mackerel Fillets in Muscadet Wine, 2 oz (40mg)
Mrs Adler’s No Salt Gefilte Fish, 1 piece (25mg)
Polar Gourmet Smoked Oysters, 1/2 can (50mg)

 

Clam Juice (35mg or less)
Bar Harbor Clam Juice, 1 tbsp (30mg)
Geisha All Natural Clam Juice, 1 tbsp (34mg)
Look’s Atlantic Clam Juice, 1/4 cup (120mg)
Wegmans Clam Juice, 1 tbsp (30mg)

Anchovy Paste
No known low-sodium products

Fish & Seafood − Fresh/Frozen

GENERIC AVERAGE
Monkfish, 3 oz (15mg)
Trout, rainbow, wild, 3 oz (26mg)
Pike, northern, 3 oz (33mg)
Pike, walleye, 3 oz (43mg)
Catfish, wild, 3 oz (37mg)
Farmed catfish, 3 oz (83mg)
Tuna (albacore), yellowfin, 3 oz (38mg)
Salmon, chinook, 3 oz (40mg)
Salmon, Atlantic, farmed, 3 oz (50mg)
Salmon, smoked, 3 oz (571mg)
Eel, 3 oz (43mg)
Cod, Atlantic, 3 oz (46mg)
Sturgeon, 3 oz (46mg)
Clams, 3 oz (48mg)
Crayfish, 3 oz (53mg)
Perch, 3 oz (53mg)
Snapper, 3 oz (54mg)
Halibut, 3 oz (58mg)
Bass, sea, 3 oz (58mg)
Orange roughy, 3 oz (61mg)
Swordfish, 3 oz (69mg)
Pollack, Atlantic, 3 oz (73mg)
Mackerel, pacific or jack, 3 oz (73mg)
Mackerel, Atlantic, 3 oz (77mg)
Anchovies, 3 oz (88mg)
Oysters, pacific, 3 oz (90mg)
Oysters, eastern, 3 oz (151mg)
Haddock, 3 oz (181mg)
Sole (flounder), 3 oz (252mg)

LOW SODIUM BRANDS
Most brands within generic average

Prepared Fish & Seafood (100mg or less)
Bristol Seafood Singles Sesame Teriyaki Salmon, 3 oz (70mg)
Bristol Seafood Singles Ginger Garlic Salmon, 3 oz (70mg)
Bristol My Fish Dish Lemon/Pesto Salmon, 7 oz (100mg)
Hannaford Gulf Maine Salmon Kabob, 1 (58mg)
Hannaford Salmon Kabob, 1 (90mg)
Hannaford Seasoned Shrimp Skewers, 1 pkg (100mg)
H-E-B Fish Market Salmon Fillet, Honey Garlic Marinade, 4 oz (66mg)
Walmart Salmon with Pesto Butter, 5.5 oz (70mg)

Plant-Based Entrees (100mg or less)
BeLeaf Plant-Based Sashimi Salmon, 1 pc (81mg)
BeLeaf Plant-Based Sashimi Tuna, 1 pc (81mg)

Meats

GENERIC AVERAGE
Beef, Lamb & Veal
Beef, most cuts, trimmed to 1/8″ fat, all grades, 4 oz (66mg)
Beef, ground, 30% fat, 4 oz (75mg)
Lamb, most cuts, trimmed to 1/4″ fat, all grades, 4 oz (66mg)
Lamb, ground, 4 oz, avg (67mg)
Veal, most cuts, trimmed to 1/4″ fat, all grades, 4 oz (86mg)
Veal, ground, 4 oz, avg (67mg)
Liver, 4 oz, avg (96mg)

Ham & pork
Pork loin roast, boneless, lean, 4 oz (55mg)
Pork, whole leg, 4 oz (53mg)
Pork, ground, 4 oz (63mg)
Pork shoulder, boneless, lean, 4 oz (86mg)
Ham with natural juices, 3 oz (935mg)

Game meats
Buffalo (bison), 3 oz (40mg)
Rabbit, 3 oz (43mg)
Deer, 3 oz (44mg)
Duck, meat & skin, 3 oz (48mg)
Elk, 3 oz (49mg)
Buffalo (bison), ground, 3 oz (56mg)
Goose, meat only, 3 oz (73mg)

LOW SODIUM BRANDS
Most brands within generic average

Poultry

GENERIC AVERAGE
Chicken breast, boneless skinless, 4 oz (51mg)
Chicken thigh, meat without skin, 4 oz (107mg)
Chicken drumstick, meat and skin, 4 oz (214mg)
Chicken, canned, 3 oz (428mg)
Turkey, ground, 4 oz (66mg)
Turkey, light meat, without skin, 4 oz, (127mg)
Turkey, dark meat, without skin, 4 oz (140mg)
Turkey, ground, seasoned, 4 oz (660mg)
Turkey, canned, 3 oz (440mg)
Chicken liver, 4 oz (80mg)
Cornish game hen, meat and skin, half (102mg)

Prepared Entrees
Rotisserie chicken breast, meat without skin, 4 oz (394mg)
Rotisserie chicken breast, meat and skin, 4 oz (428mg)
Chicken nuggets, dark/white meat, 3.5 oz (540mg)
Turkey and gravy, 4 oz (628mg)
Chicken roll, breast meat, 4 oz (988mg)
Turkey, smoked, light/dark meat, cooked, 4 oz (1,129mg)

LOW SODIUM BRANDS (140mg or less)
Fresh or Frozen poultry
– most brands within generic average

Canned poultry
Food Lion LS Chicken Breast Meat, 3 oz (140mg)
Keystone
All Natural Chicken, 2 oz (100mg)
Keystone All Natural Turkey, 2 oz (120mg)

Prepared Entrees
Custom Made Meals Chicken Kabobs, 1 (60mg)
Whole Foods Organic Plain Rotisserie Chicken, 3 oz (70mg)

Vegetarian/Meatless Alternatives

GENERIC AVERAGE
Textured vegetable protein (TVP), 1/4 cup (0mg)
Tofu, plain, extra firm, 3 oz (5mg)
Tofu, plain, firm, 3 oz (10mg)
     Tofu, plain, silken, 3 oz (15mg)
Tempeh, plain, 3 oz (12mg)
Vegetarian meatloaf, 2 oz slice (308mg)
Vegetarian fillet, 3 oz (416mg)
Beef crumbles, meatless, 1/4 cup (435mg)

LOW SODIUM BRANDS (100mg or less)
Tempeh
– most brands (except flavored) within generic average
Tofu – most brands within generic average
BeLeaf Vegan Drumsticks, 1 (60mg)
Dixie Diner
Beef Not! Chunks, 2 oz (5mg)
Dixie Diner Beef Not! Ground, 2 oz (5mg)
Dixie Diner Beef Not! Strips, 2 oz (5mg)
Dixie Diner Chicken Not! Strips, 2 oz (5mg)
Harvest Direct Veggie Ribs Mix, 2 tbsp (40mg)
Harvest Direct Seitan Quick Mix, 1/3 cup (60mg)
Lightlife Garden Veggie Tempeh, 4 oz (10mg)
May Wan Vegan TVP Beef Slices, 1 oz (40mg)
Tofurky Tempeh Spicy Veggie or Organic 5 Grain, 3 oz (25mg)

Abbreviations used:

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

 

oz ounce
prep prepared
tbsp tablespoon
tsp teaspoon