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Jul 26, 2017

Can You Make A Meal At Chipotle Without Eating A Ridiculous Amount of Salt?

You shouldn't be eating more than a teaspoon of salt per day, according to the American Heart Association.

Turns out most of us are eating a lot of salt. Like a lot a lot.

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And it's mostly not coming from the salt shaker. According to the American Heart Association, the average American consumes about 3,400 milligrams of sodium every day — far higher than the "ideal" limit of 1,500 milligrams of sodium per day or the upper limit of of 2,300 milligrams per day (which, by the way, is ONE teaspoon of salt!). And eating out a lot can really break the sodium bank: More than 75% of that sodium intake comes from processed, prepackaged, and RESTAURANT foods.

So, let's see if you can make a Chipotle meal without going over the AHA's ideal daily limit of sodium.

All nutritional values have been taken from brand websites and product labels.

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