The Pocket Guide to Low Sodium Foods

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An indispensable reference for those watching their salt intake, the expanded third edition of this nutritional sodium counter is small enough to put in a pocket or purse so wise food choices can be made at the grocery store or while dining out. Intended for the estimated 76 million Americans with high blood pressure, Menieres disease, and severe kidney disease, this guide addresses which supermarket products and fast-food items have the lowest sodium counts and simplifies choices by listing only low-sodium ...

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Overview

An indispensable reference for those watching their salt intake, the expanded third edition of this nutritional sodium counter is small enough to put in a pocket or purse so wise food choices can be made at the grocery store or while dining out. Intended for the estimated 76 million Americans with high blood pressure, Menieres disease, and severe kidney disease, this guide addresses which supermarket products and fast-food items have the lowest sodium counts and simplifies choices by listing only low-sodium products. Each food is analyzed by calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, carbohydrates, fiber, sugar, and sodium. Also included are brief descriptions of each nutrient and its effect on blood pressure, explanations of food labeling guidelines, and clarification of nutritional content claims.

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Heart-Healthy Living
Finding low-sodium brands at the supermarket can be time-consuming. You'll find it easier with the Pocket Guide to Low Sodium Foods.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780967396972
  • Publisher: Indata Group, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/1/2012
  • Edition description: Third Edition, Third edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 138,509
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Bobbie Mostyn is an advocate of the low-salt lifestyle and promotes sodium awareness. She is the author of several low-sodium books, including The Hasty Gourmet Low Salt Favorites. She lives in Shelton, Washington.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 7

Use Less Salt 8

Tips to Reduce Salt 8

Become Sodium Conscious 9

Foods High in Sodium 9

Note to the Hypertensive 10

Food Labeling Guidelines 12

What the Label Tells You 12

Nutritional Content Claims 13

Calories and Nutrients 13

Dining Out 17

Using this Guide 18

Nutritive Criteria 19

Author's Note 20

Abbreviations and Symbols 21

Food Measurements and Equivalents 21

Reading the Nutritive Values 22

Part 1 Grocery Products

Baking and Cooking Needs 25

Beverages 35

Bread and Flour Products 47

Breakfast Foods 63

Condiments and Sauces 75

Dairy and Non-Dairy Alternatives 99

Desserts and Sweets 113

Dinners, Light Meals and Entrees 137

Ethnic Foods 155

Fish and Seafood 173

Fruits and Vegetables 179

Meat, Poultry and Meatless Alternatives 191

Noodles, Pasta, Rice and Grains 205

Snack Foods 211

Soups and Chili 229

Part 2 Fast Food and Causal Dining Restaurants

A & W 239

Applebee's 239

Arby's 239

Arctic Circle 240

Arthur Treacher (see Nathans, pg 280)

Atlanta Bread Co 240

Au Bon Pain 241

Auntie Annes 242

Back Yard Burgers 242

Bahama Breeze 242

Baja Fresh Mexican Grill 243

Baskin Robbins 243

Bertuccis 243

Big Apple Bagels/My Favorite Muffin 244

Black Angus 245

Blimpie 245

Bob Evans 246

Bojangles 246

Boston Market 247

Breadsmith 247

Bruegger's 248

Bruster's Real Ice Cream 248

Burger King 248

Burgerville 249

Cafe Rio Mexican Grill 249

California Pizza 250

California Tortilla 250

Camille's Cafe 251

Captain D's 251

Carl's Jr 251

Carrows 252

Charley's Grilled Subs 252

Checkers/Rally's 253

Chevys 253

Chick-Fil-A 253

Chicken Express 254

Chili's 254

Chinese Gourmet Express 254

Chipotle Mexican Grill 254

Chuck e Cheese 255

Church's chicken 255

CiCi's Pizza 255

Claim Jumper 255

Cold Stone Creamery 256

Corner Bakery Cafe 257

Cosi 257

Cousins Subs 258

Culver's 258

D'Angelo 259

Daphne's Greek Cafe 259

Del Taco 260

Denny's 260

Dickey's Barbecue Pit 261

Domino's Pizza 261

Donato's Pizzeria 262

Don Pablo's 262

DQ/Dairy Queen 262

Dunkin' Donuts 263

East of Chicago 264

Einstein Bros 264

Elephant Bar 265

El Polio Loco 265

Erbert & Gerbert's 265

Fatburger 266

Fatz Cafe 266

Fazoli's 267

Firehouse Subs 267

Five Guys 267

Flamers 267

Freddy's Frozen Custard 268

Fresh Choice 268

Godfather's Pizza 269

Golden Chick 269

Great Steak 270

Happy Joe's 270

Hardee's 270

Hawaiian Barbecue 270

Honey Dew Donuts 271

Hot Dog on a Stick 271

Houlihans 271

Hungry Howie's Pizza 272

IHOP 272

In-N-Out Burger 273

Jack in the Box 273

Jamba Juice 273

Jason's Deli 274

Jerry's Subs & Pizza 275

Jersey Mike's Subs 275

Jimmy John's 275

KFC 276

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts 276

Krystal 277

Little Caesar's 277

Long John Silver's 277

Manchu Wok 278

Marie Callender's 278

McAllister's Deli 278

McDonald's 279

Milio's Sandwiches 279

Moe's Southwest Grill 280

Mrs Field's Cookies 280

My Favorite Muffin (see Big Apple Bagel, pg 244)

Nathan's Famous 280

Noodles & Co 280

Old Chicago Pasta & Pizza 281

Old Spaghetti Factory 281

Olive Garden 282

Orange Julius 282

Outback Steakhouse 282

Panda Express 283

Panera Bread 283

Papa Gino's Pizza 284

Papa John's Pizza 284

Papa Murphy's 284

Perkins 285

Peter Piper Pizza 285

Pizza Hut 286

Polio Campero 286

Popeyes 286

Potbelly Sandwich Shop 287

Qdoba 287

Quizno's 288

Red Burrito 288

Red Lobster 288

Red Robin 289

Rock Bottom Restaurant 289

Romano's Macaroni Grill 290

Round Table Pizza 290

Rubios Fresh Mexican Grill 291

Ruby Tuesday 291

Runza 291

Schlotzsky's Deli 292

Shakey's Pizza 292

Sheetz 292

Sizzler 293

Skyline Chili 294

Sonic Drive-in 294

Sonny's Real Pit BBQ 295

Souplantation & Sweet Tomatoes 295

Spicy Pickle 296

Steak Escape 296

Steak 'n Shake 296

Subway 297

Taco Bell 298

Taco Bueno 298

Taco Cabana 298

Taco Del Mar 299

Taco John's 299

Taco Mayo 300

Taco Tico 300

TCBY 300

Tim Hortons 300

Togo's 301

Uno Chicago Grill 301

Wendy's 301

Whataburger 302

White Castle 302

Wienerschnitzel 303

Winchell's 303

Zaxby's 303

Resources 305

Index 307

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2009

    Good for people who have to watch their sodium

    I bought this book for my mom who needs to watch her sodium intake. This is an eye opening book to see the amount of sodium in most foods.

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