Once, when I was on a flight, I had what seemed to be the bright idea of ordering a can of Mr. & Mrs. T Bloody Mary for my beverage/lunch by proxy. Full flavored, filling, healthy — right?
That one 12-ounce can contained 1560 mg of sodium, or nearly two thirds of the daily allowance. I was shocked.
Health.com has recently posted a fascinating graphic of 25 Surprisingly Salty Processed Foods. The big surprise is that so many of these foods are purportedly healthy options: 1% milkfat cottage cheese, bran muffins and a Lean Cuisine frozen entree, among others.
I was disheartened to find out that Raisin Bran has twice the sodium of some other popular cereals.
Have you ever had the experience of eating a food that you think is healthy, only to find that “healthy” is a relative term?