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Salt Mountains

Salt Mountains Fast Food Soups Sauces Bread Cereals Snacks Condiments Canned Vegetables How much salt is contained within the food we eat Daily recommended amount 2000 mg Average US intake 4500 mg Burger King Triple Whopper with Cheese and Mayo 1590 mg Wendy's Double with everything and cheese 1440 mg McDonald's Big mac 1040 mg Burger King Whopper with Cheese 1450 mg McDonald's Small Fries 160mg Chicken Noodle 1160 mg Cream of Mushroom 918 mg Tomato 744 mg Onion 1053 mg Vegetable 791 mg Beef Gravy 291 mg Steak Pesto Salsa 730 mg Spaghetti 848 mg Soy 914 mg 262 mg 139 mg Blueberry Oat Bran Muffin 115 mg Plain Bagel 561 mg Foccacia 308 mg Plain Croissant 212 mg Bread Crumbs 2111 mg 255 mg Potato Chips Cheese Puffs Pretzels 258 mg Chex mix 288 mg Beef Jerky 438 mg Popcorn 97 mg 149 mg 385 mg Mixed Veg 332 mg Carrots Chopped 300 mg Tomatoes 290 mg Corn Mushrooms 400 mg Baked Beans 504 mg 273 mg Cornflakes Instant Raisin Bran Cheerios Special K Oatmeal 362 mg 253 mg Cocoa Puffs 171 mg 201 mg 213 mg 224mg Mayonnaise Peanut Capers 80 mg Butter 255 mg Ketchup 178 mg 150 mg NGF The salt content figures are the average salt content by food type per serving, not brand, for packaged and processed foods. Items displayed are based on a selection of popular food types, loosely linked to personal taste of creator. Sources: Next Generation Food Next Generation Food Created by Robin Richards | twitter: @ripetungi

Salt Mountains

shared by ripetungi on Jan 05
Infographic based around the idea of salt piles, wanted to show the relationships of salt content between the different kinds of processed food.


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