Ultimate Sodium Guide: Eat Less Salt!

The tenth Healthy Habits challenge: Eat less salt. Our simple guide to cutting back on America's favorite seasoning.

Salt Content in Fast Food Chicken Strips

You'd think fat would be the problem with chicken strips. Not so. But some have a full day's worth of salt.

Dietary Guidelines for Sodium Intake

Dietary Guidelines for Sodium Intake

The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend 1,500mg of sodium daily for those at risk for blood-pressure-related diseases, and 2,300mg for everyone else. For a little perspective on how easy it is to hit those marks, look at how heavily the salt shaker is deployed with these eight fast-food chicken strips.

For each restaurant example, we chose the smallest-available serving. Differences in serving size account for some of the sodium variation.

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