What Are Some Brands of Low-Sodium Breads?
Pepperidge Farm's 100 percent Whole Wheat Stone Ground, Food for Life's Ezekiel 4:9 Low Sodium Sprouted Whole Grain, Sara Lee's Soft & Smooth 100 Percent Honey Wheat, and Oroweat's Master’s Best Winter Wheat are classified as low-sodium bread products. Each bread has 140 milligrams of sodium or less per serving.
Pepperidge Farm's 100 Percent Whole Wheat Stone Ground bread is made with sea salt instead of table salt and contains 65 milligrams of sodium per slice. Oroweat's Master’s Best Winter Wheat and Sara Lee Soft & Smooth 100 Percent Honey Wheat both contain approximately 130 milligrams of sodium per slice. Food for Life's Ezekiel 4:9 Low Sodium Sprouted Whole Grain Bread is made without sea or table salt in production and contains no sodium at all.
Most bread contains no more than 250 milligrams of sodium per slice, but this may be too much sodium for those with high blood pressure, sodium sensitivity or heart disease. The American Heart Association suggests that adults should consume no more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium per day, but those who are sodium-sensitive should consume no more than 1,500 milligrams of sodium per day. Red meat, pork, fish, and even some vegetables naturally contain sodium, so choosing bread that contains lower levels of sodium can assist in keeping dietary sodium within suggested levels.