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TABLE F-8 Top 20 Sources of Sodium Intake Within Food Categories for Persons 2 or More Years of Age

Food Category

Food Item

Percentage of Sodium Contributed Within the Food Category

Mixed dishes = 44% of total daily sodium

Sandwiches (excl. burgers)

35.3

Pizza with meat

12.2

Hamburgers, cheeseburgers

8.5

Mexican entrées

6.9

Pasta dishes, Italian style

6.5

Meat mixtures with red meat

3.7

Rice dishes

3.4

Macaroni and cheese

3.2

Pizza (no meat)

3.1

Meat mixtures with chicken or turkey

3.0

Grain soups

3.0

Vegetable mixtures (incl. soup)

2.9

Other grain mixtures

2.8

Meat soup

2.2

Chili con carne

1.7

Bean soup

0.8

Meat mixtures with fish

0.7

Tomato sauce and meat (no pasta)

0.2

Meat and meat alternates = 15.5% of total daily sodium

Chicken

25.0

Cheese

15.3

Eggs

12.1

Bacon or sausage

10.6

Beef

7.7

Fish

6.4

Cold cuts

5.0

Pork

4.4

Hot dogs

3.3

Ham

3.3

Shellfish

3.2

Ground beef

2.2

Turkey

0.8

Lamb and misc. meats

0.8

Organ meats

0.2



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