Need to cut back on salt? Check out these 10 hidden sources of sodium…

October 18th, 2011 No Comments

Senior Care topic of the day: Sodium Intake. If you’ve been diagnosed with heart failure or need to cut back on your sodium intake for other health reasons, you may be surprised by 10 sources of hidden salt. The recommended amount of sodium per day for those with heart failure is between 1,500 to 2,000 mg. Who knew raisin bran could have up to 350 mg of sodium? Or a bagel having 500-700 mg? Even products labeled “reduced salt” can be deceivingly high in sodium.

To learn the top 10 sources of hidden salt, read’s article by visiting For information about nutrition for seniors, check on our NJ elder care resource page for a variety of interesting links.

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