TABLE 4-11Sodium Content of Mixed Dishes

Mixed DishRACC (g)Average Sodium Content (mg/RACC)Average Sodium Content (mg/100 g)
Pepperoni pizza140935668
Meatless fried rice140571408
Beef burrito140869621
Clam chowder245887362
Chicken noodle soup245982401
Frozen meal (Salisbury steak, gravy, potatoes, vegetable)140491351
Quarter-pound cheeseburger140743531

NOTE: g = gram; mg = milligram; RACC = reference amount customarily consumed.

SOURCES: 21 CFR 101.12; 9 CFR 317.312; FDA, 2007.

From: 4, Preservation and Physical Property Roles of Sodium in Foods

Cover of Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake in the United States
Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake in the United States.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake; Henney JE, Taylor CL, Boon CS, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2010.
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