Foods That Are Surprisingly High In Salt

Salty foods are not the only source of too much sodium in the body
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The latest Dietary Guidelines recommend that the average healthy American consumes fewer than 2,300 milligrams of sodium per day.

But, according to the CDC, most people actually eat foods that add the salt up to 3,400 mg every day.

You may be avoiding cheese, pretzels, cold cuts and other salty foods that are wrecking your diet because they are the most obvious source of sodium.

But what about bread, cereal and even hot chocolate? They certainly don’t taste briny but the amount of salt they contain per serving may shock you.

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