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Food Category

Food Item

Percentage of Sodium Contributed Within the Food Category

Grains = 11.4% of total daily sodium

Bread

21.5

Cold cereal

18.5

Rice

10.9

Pancakes, waffles, French toast

9.6

Crackers

9.0

Flour tortillas

6.3

Biscuits, scones, croissants

5.8

Hot cereal

4.2

Bagels

4.2

Cornbread

3.2

Rolls

3.1

Pasta

1.4

Breakfast or granola bar

0.9

English muffin

0.6

Taco shells

0.5

Corn tortillas

0.4

Vegetables = 9.3% of total daily sodium

Salad (greens)

30.0

Cooked potatoes—not fried

16.7

Cooked potatoes—fried

15.2

Cooked tomatoes

9.2

Cooked green beans

4.3

Other cooked (low nutrients)

4.1

Cooked corn

3.5

Cooked mixed

2.8

Vegetable juice

2.5

Cooked broccoli

2.1

Raw cabbage or coleslaw

2.1

Other cooked (high nutrients)

1.5

Other cooked dark green

1.4

Other cooked deep yellow

1.0

Cooked carrots

1.0

Other fried

0.9

Cooked peas

0.9

Raw carrots

0.4

Other raw (low nutrients)

0.3

Other raw (high nutrients)

0.1



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