Big Boy Low Sodium Choices

by Gerry Aire

ENTREES limited to 50% of the US daily value for sodium and 500 calories:

breakfast item: bacon, 2 strips, sodium 25%, calories 160
breakfast item: eggs, 2, sodium 5%, calories 140
breakfast item: french toast, 1 piece, sodium 25%, calories 450
breakfast item: sausage links, 2, sodium 15%, calories 180
breakfast item: sausage patty, large, sodium 15%, calories 200
breakfast item: sandwich: bacon and egg, sodium 35%, calories 490
breakfast item: sandwich: sausage biscuit, sodium 40%, calories 380
breakfast item: sandwich: sausage/egg/cheese biscuit, sodium 50%, calories 480
beef: country fried steak, no gravy, sodium 30%, calories 300
chicken: breast, grilled, sodium 30%, calories 220
chicken: breast, for salads, sodium 15%, calories 110 (breaded: sodium 40%, calories 225)
chicken: chicken tenders, regular serving, sodium 10%, calories 140
salad: cranberry pecan w/ grilled chicken, no dressing, sodium 15%, calories 420
salad: garden, large, no dressing, sodium 15%, calories 280
salad: ham and cheese, no dressing, sodium 45%, calories 350
sandwich: brawny lad sandwich, sodium 15%, calories 460
sandwich: fish, small, sodium 35%, calories 480
sandwich: grilled cheese, small, sodium 45%, calories 340
sandwich: ham, sodium 45%, calories 430
sandwich: hamburger, small, sodium 25%, calories 480
sandwich: pork tenderloin, sodium 10%, calories 420
seafood: crispy whitefish, 2 fillets, sodium 20%, calories 290
seafood: shrimp, 8 pieces, sodium 50%, calories 270

SIDES limited to 25% of the US daily value for sodium and 250 calories:

breakfast item: english muffin, sodium 10%, calories 130
breakfast item: grits, sodium 0%, calories 210
breakfast item: hashbrown patty, sodium 10%, calories 130
breakfast item: oatmeal, sodium less than 5%, calories 220
breakfast item: pancake, sodium 20%, calories 160
applesauce, sodium 0%, calories 120
baked apples, sodium less than 5%, calories 70
broccoli, steamed, sodium less than 5%, calories 20
carrots, glazed, sodium 0%, calories 120
cole slaw, sodium 9%, calories 180
corn, sodium less than 5%, calories 130
cottage cheese, sodium 20%, calories 80
dinner roll, sodium less than 5%, calories 110
french fries, sodium 5%, calories 330
fresh fruit, sodium less than 5%, calories 70
garlic toast, 1 slice, sodium 10%, calories 240
green beans, sodium 8%, calories 50
macaroni and cheese, sodium 20%, calories 180
salad: side salad w/dressing, sodium less than 5%, calories 125
soup: bean, cup, sodium 25%, calories 70
soup: chili, cup, sodium 15%, calories 140
soup: corn chowder, cup, sodium 15%, calories 130
soup: cream of broccoli, cup, sodium 15%, calories 150
soup: potato, cup, sodium 20%, calories 180
soup: split pea, cup, sodium 20%, calories 120
soup: vegetable, cup, sodium 20%, calories 60
sweet potato fries, sodium 8%, calories 170

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Order from this list and eat with confidence — I’ve filtered out the super-salty stuff for you. Just remember to watch portion sizes, and total sodium per meal. Overall, try to limit fast foods in your diet — eat mostly home-cooked meals for better health. Figures listed above are approximate. Like this page? Bookmark it, and come back when you need it.

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