Summer is filled with so many mouthwatering foods that aren't just high in calories, they're also high in sodium. It's recommended to consume under 2,300 milligrams of sodium a day, which is equal to about one teaspoon. Getting too much of the white stuff can increase your blood pressure, which in turn increases your risk of heart disease.
It's not just the salt shaker you need to avoid, as many prepared foods contain hidden amounts of sodium. Do you know which foods are sodium bombs? Take this quiz to find out.
Summer of Sodium: Guess the Least Salty Food
Which hot dog contains the least amount of sodium?
Which condiment contains less sodium per two-tablespoon serving?
Which kind of cheese should you top on your burger if you want the least amount of sodium?
For the least amount of sodium, which of these burgers should you choose?
Which brand of veggie burger contains the least amount of sodium?
If you're snacking on chips and dip, which offers the least amount of sodium?