Big Boy Low Sodium Choices

by Gerry Aire

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

breakfast item: bacon, 2 strips, sodium 25%
breakfast item: eggs, 2, sodium 5%
breakfast item: french toast, 1 piece, sodium 25%
breakfast item: sausage links, 2, sodium 15%
breakfast item: sausage patty, large, sodium 15%,
breakfast item: sandwich: bacon and egg, sodium 35%
breakfast item: sandwich: sausage biscuit, sodium 40%
breakfast item: sandwich: sausage/egg/cheese biscuit, sodium 50%
beef: country fried steak, no gravy, sodium 30%
chicken: breast, grilled, sodium 30%
chicken: breast, for salads, sodium 15% (breaded: sodium 40%)
chicken: chicken tenders, regular serving, sodium 10%
salad: cranberry pecan w/ grilled chicken, no dressing, sodium 15%
salad: garden, large, no dressing, sodium 15%
salad: ham and cheese, no dressing, sodium 45%
sandwich: brawny lad sandwich, sodium 15%
sandwich: fish, small, sodium 35%
sandwich: grilled cheese, small, sodium 45%
sandwich: ham, sodium 45%
sandwich: hamburger, small, sodium 25%
sandwich: pork tenderloin, sodium 10%
seafood: crispy whitefish, 2 fillets, sodium 20%
seafood: shrimp, 8 pieces, sodium 50%

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

breakfast item: english muffin, sodium 10%
breakfast item: grits, sodium 0%
breakfast item: hashbrown patty, sodium 10%
breakfast item: oatmeal, sodium less than 5%
breakfast item: pancake, sodium 20%
applesauce, sodium 0%
baked apples, sodium less than 5%
broccoli, steamed, sodium less than 5%
carrots, glazed, sodium 0%
cole slaw, sodium 9%
corn, sodium less than 5%
cottage cheese, sodium 20%
dinner roll, sodium less than 5%
french fries, sodium 5%
fresh fruit, sodium less than 5%
garlic toast, 1 slice, sodium 10%
green beans, sodium 8%
macaroni and cheese, sodium 20%
salad: side salad w/dressing, sodium less than 5%
soup: bean, cup, sodium 25%
soup: chili, cup, sodium 15%
soup: corn chowder, cup, sodium 15%
soup: cream of broccoli, cup, sodium 15%
soup: potato, cup, sodium 20%
soup: split pea, cup, sodium 20%
soup: vegetable, cup, sodium 20%
sweet potato fries, sodium 8%

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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