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5 Surprising Foods that are High in Sodium


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Frozen Diet Meals
While many TV dinners are marketed as low-fat or diet foods, they may be loaded with sodium.
While many TV dinners are marketed as low-fat or diet foods, they may be loaded with sodium.
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Frozen dinners are a busy person's dream food. While they once consisted primarily of country-fried steak and potatoes, now there's a wide variety to choose from, including frozen meals for those looking to cut calories. While these quickie diet meals are low in carbs and fat, they're also commonly loaded with sodium and may still leave you craving a midnight snack.

When choosing a frozen diet meal, be a label reader. Check the serving size and number of servings, because your dinner may be meant for two. Look for a dinner with no more than 500 to 800 mg of sodium, and remember to counter-balance your sodium intake for the rest of the day with healthier fruits and veggies.

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