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Sum Up The Sodium Of Your Servings

3. Sum Up The Sodium Of Your Servings

Nutrition facts labels list nutrient amounts for one serving—but, often, we eat more than one. If you eat two servings, be sure to double all the nutrient numbers, not just the calories. A whole can of soup, for example, may look fine from a caloric perspective but eating it could send you soaring past the recommended daily limit for sodium.

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