Did you know many flat breads contain a high average sodium content (over 500mg/100g) compared to other types of bread?
Average sodium content in 2017*:
- Bread rolls - 416mg/100g
- White bread (including sourdough) – 424mg/100g
- Rye bread - 468mg/100g
- Bagels - 477 mg/100g
- Flat bread - 567mg/100g
When buying bread, aim for a sodium content of less than 400mg/100g.
The key to avoiding excessive salt (sodium) is to check food labels and be aware of the sodium content in your food.
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