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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