Sodium and Salt In Legumes

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A detailed list of salt or sodium in lentils, nuts, legumes, breads, cereals and pasta is given.

The sodium values in the following table show that baked beans, kidney beans can, chickpea can, pasta with meatballs and self-raising wheat flour contain too much salt. Pasta, noodles and oils contain no or vey little sodium.

Sodium in Legumes & Lentils

Beans, baked, canned2541 cup1,008
Beans, baked, canned, with pork and tomato sauce2531 cup1,113
Kidney beans, canned2561 cup873
Navy beans, boiled, without salt1821 cup2
Chickpeas (Chole, Garbanzo beans, Bengal gram), canned2401 cup718
Chickpeas cooked, without salt1641 cup11
Lentils, cooked, without salt1981 cup4

Sodium in Nuts and Seeds

Almonds28.351 oz0
Cashew nuts, roasted and salted28.351 oz181
Mixed nuts, roasted andsalted28.351 oz190
Peanuts, roasted and salted28.351 oz230
Pecans28.351 oz0
Walnuts28.351 oz1
Pumpkin and squash seeds, roasted and salted28.351 oz (142 seeds)163
Sunflower seeds, roasted and salted321/4 cup250

Sodium in Breads & Cereals

Bagels, plain713-1/2? bagel379
Bread, whole-wheat281 slice148
Bread, whole-gran, 7 grains261 slice127
Bread, oatmeal271 slice162
Bread, rye321 slice211
Bread, rye, toasted241 slice174
Cereals Cheerios301 cup284
Corn flakes Kelloggs281 cup298
Kellogg's Special K cereal311 cup250
Kellogg's Nutri-grain cereal bar371 bar110
Wheat germ, toasted7.11 Tbsp0
Wheat crackers84 crackers64
Whole-wheat crackers164 crackers105
Croissants, butter571 croissant424
English muffins, toasted521 muffin262
Muffins, oat bran571 muffin224

Pasta & Noodles

Noodles, chow mien451 cup198
Noodles, egg, cooked1601 cup11
Spaghetti, cooked, without added salt1401 cup1
Spaghetti, whole-wheat, cooked1401 cup4
Pasta with meatballs in tomato sauce2521 cup1,053
Rice, brown, cooked1951 cup10
Rice, white, long-grain, raw1851 cup9

Sodium Content in Oils & Fats

width="20%"Canola oil141 Tbsp0
Corn oil13.61 Tbsp0
Olive oil13.51 Tbsp0
Soybean oil13.61 Tbsp0
Sunflower oil13.61 Tbsp0

Salt in Miscellaneous Food items

Yeast, baker's, dry71 pkg4
Mustard, prepared, yellow51 tspn or 1 packet56
Pickles, cucumber, dill651 pickle833
Salt, table61 tspn2,325
Baking powder, sodium aluminum sulfate4.61 tspn488
Baking powder, straight phosphate4.61 tspn363
Baking soda4.61 tspn1,259
Cider vinegar151 Tbsp0
Popcorn, air-popped81 cup0
Popcorn, oil-popped111 cup97
Tofu, firm, prepared with calcium sulfate and magnesium chloride811/4 block6
Tofu, soft, prepared with calcium sulfate and magnesium chloride1201 piece10
Water, tap2378 fl oz7
Wheat flour, self-raising1251 cup1,588

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