Worst fast-food meals for sodium

Fast food is convenient, but it can be salty. Americans eat about 3,400 milligrams of sodium a day, more than the suggested 2,300 milligrams and double the 1,500 milligrams for people who are over 50, African-American or who have hypertension, diabetes or kidney disease. <!-- -->
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</br>While "fast food isn't going to wreck anyone's diet if consumed on occasion," you should limit sodium, says Rima Kleiner, a Virginia-based nutritionist. <!-- -->
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</br>Here are some of the worst fast-food meals for sodium, and better options. (via <a href='http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20620588,00.html' target='_blank'>Health.com</a>)

Fast food is convenient, but it can be salty. Americans eat about 3,400 milligrams of sodium a day, more than the suggested 2,300 milligrams and double the 1,500 milligrams for people who are over 50, African-American or who have hypertension, diabetes or kidney disease.

While "fast food isn't going to wreck anyone's diet if consumed on occasion," you should limit sodium, says Rima Kleiner, a Virginia-based nutritionist.


Here are some of the worst fast-food meals for sodium, and better options. (via Health.com)