Skip to Content

How to Eat Less Sodium at Restaurants

Share This Story
How to Eat Less Sodium at Restaurants

Jane Maynard, of This Week for Dinner, is joining the Sodium Blog as a Guest Curator this fall.

When you're trying to eat a low-sodium diet, eating at restaurants can be especially challenging. Restaurant foods are one of the biggest sources of hidden sodium, making it quite tricky to go out and keep the sodium down.

hero_image===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/sodiumbreakup/pages/1054/attachments/original/1478706017/screenshot.jpg?1478706017
thumbnail===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/sodiumbreakup/pages/1054/attachments/original/1478706024/screenshot.jpg?1478706024
national_action===
state_action_AL===
state_action_AK===
state_action_AZ===
state_action_AR===
state_action_CA===
state_action_CO===
state_action_CT===
state_action_DE===
state_action_FL===
state_action_GA===
state_action_HI===
state_action_ID===
state_action_IL===
state_action_IN===
state_action_IA===
state_action_KS===
state_action_KY===
state_action_LA===
state_action_ME===
state_action_MD===
state_action_MA===
state_action_MI===
state_action_MN===
state_action_MS===
state_action_MO===
state_action_MT===
state_action_NE===
state_action_NV===
state_action_NH===
state_action_NJ===
state_action_NM===
state_action_NY===
state_action_NC===
state_action_ND===
state_action_OH===
state_action_OK===
state_action_OR===
state_action_PA===
state_action_RI===
state_action_SC===
state_action_SD===
state_action_TN===
state_action_TX===
state_action_UT===
state_action_VT===
state_action_VA===
state_action_WA===
state_action_WV===
state_action_WI===
state_action_WY===
state_action_DC===

In this article, How to Eat Low-Sodium at Restaurants, Sarah Krieger, MPH, RD, shares ten tips for navigating sodium at restaurants, including specific foods to keep an eye out for both in restaurants and when shopping at the grocery store.

Jane Maynard, of This Week for Dinner, is joining the Sodium Blog as a Guest Curator this fall. Over the coming months Jane will share some of her favorite sources around the web to help inspire you to eat and live well -- and break up with salt! You can connect with Jane on Twitter at @janemaynard or via the This Week For Dinner Facebook page.

The views, opinions and positions expressed within these guest posts are those of the author alone and do not represent those of The American Heart Association | American Stroke Association. The accuracy, completeness and validity of any statements made within this article are not guaranteed. We accept no liability for any errors, omissions or representations. The copyright of this content belongs to the author and any liability with regards to infringement of intellectual property rights remains with them.

The American Heart Association’s blog is not intended to provide medical advice or treatment. Only your healthcare provider can provide that. The American Heart Association recommends that you consult your healthcare provider regarding your personal health matters. If you think you are having a heart attack, stroke or another emergency, please call 911 immediately.