Sodium in Foods (toddlers+)

Foods with less than 35 mg sodium per serving Remember, the amount of sodium can vary between brands -- always read the label. Food Serving Size Amount of Sodium Grains (Crackers, Cereals, Pasta) Low sodium bread 1 slice Cooked cereal (oatmeal, cream of wheat - not instant) 3/4 cup, cooked 1-2 mg Puffed Rice 1 cup 0-1 mg Low sodium saltine crackers - Premium 5 crackers 35 mg Rice - white or brown (not flavored) 1/2 cup, cooked 5 mg Potatoes (plain) 1/2 medium potato 5 mg Pasta - macaroni (no salt added during cooking) 1 ounce (1/4 cup), dry 2 mg Pasta - egg noodles (no salt added during cooking) 1/2 cup, cooked 5 mg Fruits, Juices, Vegetables Fruit Juices 1 ounce 1 mg Fruit (fresh, frozen, or canned): applesauce, apricots, bananas, cantaloupe, fruit cocktail, grapes, kiwi, mandarin oranges, nectarines, oranges, peaches, pears, strawberries, tangerines... ¼ cup 0-5 mg Fun Snacks 1 pouch 23 mg Vegetables - fresh • Some vegetables are not low in sodium (e.g. celery and carrots). • Canned vegetables are high in sodium unless low sodium is specified on the label. 1/4 cup 0-5 mg Vegetables - frozen • Check the sodium content of frozen vegetables; many are soaked in brine. Avoid frozen "medleys" and "combinations" with seasonings or sauces. 1/4 cup 10-20 mg Prego no-salt-added pasta sauce 1/4 cup 25 mg* Meat Ground beef 1 ounce 25 mg Chicken 1 ounce 25 mg Pork loin 1 ounce 20 mg Note: * NOT low in sodium Foods NOT low in sodium Food Serving Size Amount of Sodium Crackers, Breads, Cereals, Saltines (regular) 5 crackers 190 mg Animal crackers 5 crackers 50 mg Graham Crackers - Honey Maid 1 square 45 mg Teddy Grahams 5 crackers 30 mg Cheerios 1 cup 280 mg White bread 1 slice 120 mg Milk, Dairy Products Milk 8 ounces (1 cup) 122 mg Yogurt 4 ounces 150 mg Ice cream 1/2 cup 40-50 mg