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How can you find the sodium content of packaged foods?

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Sodium content in packaged foods is traditionally found on the back of the package in the nutritional information panel. Sodium is displayed as milligrams per serving and a percentage amount that corresponds with the daily suggested limit for sodium intake.

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How can you find the sodium content of packaged foods?
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Traditionally, packaged foods contain a large amount of sodium. Many packaged foods, such as a large bag of potato chips, contain more than one serving. This information is shown at the top of the nutritional label under the serving size.

It is important to see the recommended daily intake percentage to accurately determine the total sodium that is being ingested.

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