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Can You Find The Food With The Most Sodium?

This quiz will give ~salty~ a whole new meaning.

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  1. FYI: The recommended daily sodium intake is between 1,500 — 2,300 mg, depending on your age and risk factors. That's only about 2/3 a teaspoon to 1 teaspoon of salt! 

But most Americans go way over that recommendation, because sodium is tricky AF and can be lurking in even not-so-salty foods — especially if they're highly processed, packaged, or prepared in a restaurant. 

Find out if you can spot the worst sodium culprit below!
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    FYI: The recommended daily sodium intake is between 1,500 — 2,300 mg, depending on your age and risk factors. That's only about 2/3 a teaspoon to 1 teaspoon of salt! But most Americans go way over that recommendation, because sodium is tricky AF and can be lurking in even not-so-salty foods — especially if they're highly processed, packaged, or prepared in a restaurant. Find out if you can spot the worst sodium culprit below!

    1 Cup of Cottage Cheese
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    1 Cup of Cottage Cheese
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    1 Dill Pickle
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    1 Dill Pickle
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    1 Everything Bagel
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    1 Everything Bagel
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    1 Jumbo XL Beef Hot Dog
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    1 Jumbo XL Beef Hot Dog
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    2 Slices of Pumpernickel Bread
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    2 Slices of Pumpernickel Bread
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    1 Veggie Burger Patty
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    1 Veggie Burger Patty
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    1 Cup of Boxed Mac 'N' Cheese
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    1 Cup of Boxed Mac 'N' Cheese
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    3 Slices of Pork Bacon
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    3 Slices of Pork Bacon
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    2 Peanut Butter Cups
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    2 Peanut Butter Cups
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Can You Find The Food With The Most Sodium?

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You got: No, this may taste salty but it does not have the most sodium of the bunch!

One cup of prepared Kraft Original Mac and Cheese has about 570 milligrams of sodium.

No, this may taste salty but it does not have the most sodium of the bunch!
Kraft / jet.com
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You got: You're close but nope, this doesn't have the most sodium!

One Hebrew National Jumbo Beef Frank has 770 milligrams of sodium! That's a lot, but there's something on here that's even higher.

You're close but nope, this doesn't have the most sodium!
Hebrew National /samsclub.com
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