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What is in a Hot Dog? (Page 2)

Salty Dog

Bad Hot Dog: Avoid Salty Dogs

Between salty flavorings, preservatives and curing agents, some dogs pack 500 mg sodium or more apiece—a quarter to a third of your daily limit, and that’s before you add a bun and toppings. (Often) worst offenders: "light" and "fat-free" dogs" (which usually replace fat with more salt and flavoring).

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