Have you heard of the Salty Six? Most of the sodium we eat comes from packaged, processed, store-bought, and restaurant foods. Here are the salty six that can add high levels of sodium to your diet: breads and rolls, cold cuts and cured meat, pizza, poultry, soup, and sandwiches.
10 Tips to Help You Cut Back; It’s clear that Americans have a taste for salt, but salt plays a role in high blood pressure. Adults age 51 and older, African Americans of any age, and individuals with high blood pressure, diabetes, or chronic kidney disease should reduce their sodium intake to 1,500 mg a day.