Eggs, often seen as the ultimate breakfast food, are an excellent source of high-quality protein. They are also not too caloric (only 75 calories per egg), relatively low in fat and packed with all kinds of nutrients, such as iron (particularly contained in egg yolk), vitamins and minerals. Some of the eggs' specialties are lutein (known as the “eye vitamin”) and zeaxanthin. As we know all too well, sodium content is often the catch in many otherwise fine foods.
Soy sauce is the most widely used product made from the soy beans. It is absolutely essential for many Asian cousines, but what is the actual sodium content of this condiment?
Hard cider is not a modern invention, but in recent decades it has seen a rise in popularity. Cider’s nutritional qualities can be debated, but what is the sodium content in this tasty sparkling drink?
How salty is bacon? This seems like a silly quesiton. Yeah, pretty salty. And an average American eats 18 pounds of bacon every year. One slice at a time… But what are the actual numbers and the overall impact of bacon on your health?
It is often said that humans are not meant to drink cow’s milk. Hence the ever rising number of people who display various degrees of lactose intolerance. Aside from that, is milk a good thing when considered from the point of view of a low sodium diet?
Taste is a subjective thing, of course, but I have always felt that tomatoes had a slight hint of saltiness to them. Do they actually have more sodium than other vegetables?
Beer is one of the oldest alcoholic drinks known to mankind. It is also the third most popular drink after water and tea worldwide. No surprise that health concerns about such a popular product are an important issue of research and debate. Is sodium level in beer something to worry about?
It is generally assumed that the sodium content of shrimp is high. Let’s look at some numbers and see if there are any mitigating circumstances or ways to rectify the problem.