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Sodium is found naturally in milk, cheese, meat, fish, and some vegetables. So you get at least some sodium in virtually every meal. Sodium is also used in the preparation of many foods, especially in processed foods. The following table lists the amount of sodium found in some common foods.





Food Amount of Sodium in Milligrams
3 oz. chicken Less than 90
1 whole egg 65
1 cup nonfat milk 125
1 oz. cheddar cheese 175
1 Tbsp. soy sauce 1,030
1 cup canned soup 600 to 1,300

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