Resource (Salt content of Four Common Diets)

The following sheets are four scenarios of typical daily diets

  • A healthy eating day which shows how less than 6grams a day of salt can be achieved. All are unprocessed foods; homemade meals like baked potato and spaghetti bolognaise. Click here to find out more
  • A typical unhealthy day with fast foods/ foods eaten on the go, showing how this equates to nearly twice the recommended amount of salt. Click here to find out more
  • A typical so called healthy eating day, which is actually high in salt. (over twice the recommended amount of salt). Click here to find out more
  • Also a typical child's (about 10yrs) diet which amounts to over twice the intake recommended for children. Click here to find out more