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5 Low-sodium Cheeses


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Brick

It's mild, light-colored and a little bit soft so it melts like a dream. Brick cheese (named thus either because it's packaged in brick form or because clay-fired bricks are used in making it, pressing the curds into a block) has just 150 milligrams of sodium per serving. That's not half bad, as far as cheese goes. Similarly textured Gouda has 230 milligrams.

Try it in your next grilled cheese for a lower-sodium sandwich.

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