Question: What foods have the most sodium?

Answer: According to the CDC, 40% of sodium comes from 10 types of foods:

  • Breads and rolls
  • Cold cuts and cured meats, such as deli or packaged ham or turkey
  • Pizza
  • Fresh and processed poultry
  • Soups
  • Sandwiches, such as cheeseburgers
  • Cheese
  • Pasta dishes
  • Meat-mixed dishes, such as meatloaf with tomato sauce
  • Snacks, such as chips, pretzels and popcorn

See Tips to Reducing Salt for additional foods to avoid.