Big Boy Low Sodium Choices

by Gerry Aire

BREAKFAST ITEMS with 50% or less of the US daily value for sodium:

bacon, 2 strips, sodium 15%
eggs, 2, sodium less than 5%
french toast w/fruit, sodium 20%
hash brown, 1 (not loaded variety), sodium less than 5%
hot cakes, any flavor, with butter, sodium 20%
meal: scrambled eggs or egg beaters, bread, margarine, sodium 25%
meal: scrammy hammy (ham, eggs, cheese, hash brown), sodium 45%
oatmeal, sodium less than 5%
sausage links, 2, sodium 15%
sausage patty, sodium 10%
waffles w/fruit, butter, sodium 20%
yogurt, sodium less than 5%

ENTREES with 50% or less of the US daily value for sodium:

baked cod, salad w/dressing, potato, roll, sodium 35%
brawny lad sandwich, sodium 30%
cajun cod, salad w/dressing, potato, roll, sodium 40%
chicken pasta primavera, salad w/dressing, roll, sodium 40%
chicken tenders, regular serving, with sauce, sodium 25%
chicken vegetable stir-fry, salad w/dressing, potato, roll, sodium 40%
pita w/chicken & cheese, salad w/dressing, potato, roll, sodium 35%
sandwich, classic big boy, sodium 30%
sandwich, fish, sodium 30%
southwest chicken salad w/dressing, potato, roll, sodium 45%
spaghetti marinara, salad w/dressing, roll, sodium 45%
three-cheese grilled cheese and tomato, half sandwich, sodium 30%
tuna melt, sodium 30%
vegetable stir-fry, salad w/dressing, potato, roll, sodium 35%

SIDES with 25% or less of the US daily value for sodium:

applesauce, sodium less than 5%
broccoli, steamed, sodium less than 5%
cinnamon apples, sodium less than 5%
french fries, sodium 10%
fruit cup, sodium less than 5%
salad: side salad w/dressing, sodium less than 5%
soup: cabbage, bowl, sodium 15%

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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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