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The Sodium Guessing Game

Reading the Nutritional Facts is a critical part of reducing our sodium intake. See the image below. Three similar types of buttermilk flavored pancake mixes. One may think that they would be equal in the amount of sodium and make the purchase decision based on price or name recognition. Bad choice. Can you guess the pancake mix with the least amount of sodium per serving?

First we need to confirm that the serving sizes are equal. And it is with all stating 1/2 cup resulting in 3 to 4 four inch pancakes. Next, we see the Meijer brand contains 620 mg, Hungry Jack 480 mg and Krusteaz 530 mg. If pancakes were a must Hungry Jack would be the best option. Read labels.

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