Designer salt

It can look beautiful and taste a little different — but designer salt is still about 99% sodium chloride.
 
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  • Updated:5 Feb 2006
 

03.Sodium savings table

Low or reduced-salt equivalent
Product
(in order of highest to lowest salt per serve)
Serve size
(g)
Sodium
(mg / serve)
Product Sodium
(mg / serve)
Sodium saved
per serve
(mg)
Bacon middle rashers 50 700 (B) 700 0
SPC Baked Beans 210 700 HEINZ Baked Beans No Added Salt 42 658
TIP TOP Sunblest Soft White Bread 65 293 MOORE’S Low Salt Wholemeal Bread 49 244
DOLMIO Chunky Bolognaise Sauce 131 549 DOLMIO Chunky Bolognaise Sauce Low Salt 333 216
KRAFT Singles 21 301 NIMBIN Natural Cheese Reduced Sodium 63 238
GREENSEAS Tuna Chunks in Brine 65 195 SAFCOL Tuna in Springwater 98 97
SAKATA Barbecue Rice Crackers 30 176 TRIDENT Plain Rice Crackers 48 128
Butter 25 174 WESTERN STAR Unsalted Butter 5 169
KELLOGG’S Nutri Grain 30 167 SANITARIUM Puffed Wheat 2 165
ARNOTT’S Tim Tam Biscuits (A) 30 51 (A) 51 0
SAN REMO Large Pasta Spirals 120 36 (C) 36 0
JUST JUICE Orange Juice 200 (C) 0
GOULBURN VALLEY Peach Slices 50 4 (C) 4 0
McCAIN Frozen Peas 50 2 (C) 2 0
Total sodium per day 3358 Total sodium savings (1443) 1915

Table notes

(A) Tim Tams are relatively low in salt; other biscuits may have a lot more.
(B) There is no low or reduced-salt equivalent.
(C) These products naturally have relatively little salt.

 

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