10 foods contribute to excess sodium intake, CDC reports

02/7/2012 | WebMD

An estimated 90% of Americans consume too much sodium daily, CDC researchers said. They found that bread ranked first among the 10 foods responsible for 44% of all the salt intake, followed by luncheon meats and pizza. Reducing consumption of these 10 foods by 25% would cut the amount of dietary salt intake by 10% and could prevent up to 28,000 deaths a year, CDC Director Thomas R. Frieden said in a news release.

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